Thanks, shortly after posting my comment the site worked fine, so I downloaded the iso via BitTorrent. I left it going all night, 10 and a half hours to be exact. Every little helps, right?
Celeron 2.8 Ghz 512 MB RAM 2* 80 gb HDD dual-boot Linux Mint / Xubuntu 6.10
AMD Duron 800Mhz 256 MB RAM 20 gb HDD Xubuntu 6.10