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Old 05-24-2004, 03:54 AM   #1
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how many cd's do i need?

hi! i'm donwloading slackware 9.1 iso's on one of the mirror. my question is, do i really have to dowload all the cds? or 1 and 2 is ok?
Old 05-24-2004, 05:21 AM   #2
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1 and 2 is fine, you'll get the complete installation .. 3 and 4 are just source cds
Old 05-24-2004, 10:55 AM   #3
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how can i use cd 3 and 4?
Old 05-24-2004, 11:29 AM   #4
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Originally posted by oldi
how can i use cd 3 and 4?
If you have to ask, you don't need them.

As DrOzz said, cd 3 and 4 contain the source, which might be nice if you're into development rather heavily and want to get really intimate with Slack (or compile it from scratch).


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