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Old 06-21-2005, 01:07 PM   #1
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Using Curl command

Hi , I am attempting to download the newer version of Ubuntu using the curl command. The instruction that Jeremy posts starts our by saying to use a shell prompt. Is that something that is accessible using the "Terminal"? If so, how do I get to the shell prompt?

Then do I enter the following:$ curl -C - -O 'url_for_ISO' ?

Where will the downloaded file go?

If I loose connection, what do I type in so that it will resume where it lost connection?

After i get this file downloaded and convert the ISO to a bootable disk, do I need to delete the previous version of Ubnutu prior to installing 5.04 or will it overwrite it?


Old 06-21-2005, 04:16 PM   #2
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I don't think you can resue a download if you lose the connection.


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