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Re: [opensuse] Ktorrent - Now what?
  • From: Bob S <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 00:42:34 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612010042.34983.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 30 November 2006 02:10, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> On Thursday 30 November 2006 08:08, Bob S wrote:
> > Hello SuSE people,
> >
> > Running 10.0 on an X86.64 system
> >
> > Been watching the posts about bit-torrents with interest. Had never
> > done that before and decided I would give it a whirl. Installed
> > Ktorrent and about 12 hours later I have the following file sitting
> > in it's download directory.
> > openSUSE-10.2-Beta2_RC1-DVD-x86_64-delta-iso Claims to be 544.7mb.
> > Not even sure if that is what I need/want. Is it ?????
>
> No, that is not what you want. It was explained by another list
> member.
>
> The torrent file for what you want is this:
>
> http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/openSUSE-10.2-RC1/openSUSE-1
>0.2-RC1-DVD-x86_64.torrent
>
> However, are you sure you want the Release Candidate? This would be
> good for playing with until the final Release that appears on December
> 7th.
>
> At that date you could download the delta iso and apply it to obtain
> the final Release image. Then I'd suggest a reinstallation on the
> partition where you have installed the RC1 (I'd like to keep things
> clean and remove all doubt).
>
> Or you could just wait until Dec. 7th and download the Released
> version 10.2.

Hmmmm......Thanks to all who replied. You all just made the old guy a
little bit smarter.

OK, if I wait until the seventh, will there be a torrent for that? I
assume that will be pretty fast because everyone and their brother will
be downloading that at once.

Right ???????

Bob S.
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