[Cbsupport] Re: [labf] jigdo - for d/l isos

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Fri Oct 10 09:25:42 UTC 2003

On Thursday 09 October 2003 21:58, Romana Challans wrote:
> from the howto ( http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Debian-Jigdo/index.html ):
> Abstract
> Getting Debian ISOs has always been a painful, slow and supremely
> inefficient process. Jigdo is a new tool for obtaining Debian ISOs in an
> easy, fast and very efficient manner. This HOWTO describes why you
> should use jigdo, a little bit about how it works and how you use it to
> get and update Debian ISOs.
> Jigdo is a very general tool, and isn't tied specifically to Debian
> ISOs. The jigdo tools can be used to make any ISO available for download
> in the same easy, fast and efficient manner they're used for Debian
> ISOs. This HOWTO will cover this as well, but we'll focus primarily on
> downloading Debian ISOs.

Err bit torrent?!
Pretty sure you can get them that way pretty quickly..

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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