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Help please

Postby LineMan on Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:50 pm

Having decided to download Linux Mint 5 Elyssa i choose a mirror and should i click on 3.1/ which is under Parent Directory?I would rather download the main version and not the light version.
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Re: Help please

Postby Clint on Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:59 pm

hi

suggest you look on the linux main site and downlload it, or go to distrowatch and navigate to the site, that way you will get a good download and what you want


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Re: Help please

Postby proxima_centauri on Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:17 pm

You can only download from mirrors on the Linux Mint main site Clint, unless you go torrent.
You want to click on "5/" and then "LinuxMint-5-r1.iso".
If 5/ isn't there try a different mirror.
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Re: Help please

Postby waellerbe on Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:49 pm

Downloading Linux Mint using a "BitTorrent" address is definitely the way to go. Your download time will be less than if you downloaded from a regular website beginning with http or ftp.
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Re: Help please

Postby proxima_centauri on Thu Jun 26, 2008 7:13 am

Not necessarily. I quite often get speeds of 300-1000 kb/s on FTP downloads. I usually try everything and go with what seems to be the fastest.
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