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Re: CD Releases
- From: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: Richard Campbell <richard dot campbell at oarcorp dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 14:06:12 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: CD Releases
- References: <3D5017B5.13743E70@LayerN.COM><email@example.com>
On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 14:43:51 -0500 Richard Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I had a similar problem which I worked around by running setup multiple
> times, selecting only a few packages at a time.
> "Peter Turner" <Peter_Turner@LayerN.com> wrote in message
> > To whom it may concern...
> > I've been having problems downloading/installing Cygwin via the normal
> > installation procedure (downloading the setup program and let it retrieve
> > the necessary data files)
> > -- it seems that no matter what server I select,
> > it will stop responding at some point during the install, forcing me to start
> > all over again.
> > I was hoping that there with an ISO image I could download and burn onto
> > CD for myself, but (from what I gathered) the only CD release available once
> > was from Red Hat and was explicitly for support/contracted customers.
> > So, I guess I'm looking for a suggestion here: is there a site that I can download
> > all the files in one tar-ball, or is there an unsupported ISO image out there,
> > or is there a recommended (read as "more stable than most") server I should
> > install from?
You could also install just the bare default plus wget and then use wget to
copy the rest to your system.
The RCN site is fairly popular.
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