[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Sun Oct 31 06:26:10 CET 2010

Le 2010-10-30 21:12, Graham Lauder a écrit :
> On Saturday 30 Oct 2010 02:47:26 Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI wrote:
>> On Friday 29 October 2010, my mailbox was graced by a missive
>>   from Kira<elegant.pegasus at gmail.com>  who wrote:
>>> This one is already been replied: In some place in this world, some
>>> countries don't have enough bandwidth to support such big downloading
>>> data(May cause days...).
>>> A might perfect solution is that making custom images according to the
>>> need of downloader, but currently we don't seem to have such plan.
>> Fot such a case, a CD .iso that does a minimal install (with all locales
>> offered), and leave the big packages (OO, Gimp, all the games etc) to be
>> downloaded at leisure later.
> Oh god nonono! You obviously have a broadband connection.
>> Cheers,
>> Ron.
> CD or DVD, either is too big to download on my dialup.  a 700meg cd would take
> a week to download considering that I have to keep phone line free during the
> day and early evening.(that's of course as long as the server supports
> resuming and the download doesn't break, which of course you don't find out
> until the end, then you have to start all over. :/
> People with limited connectivity want to be able to obtain media with
> everything they are likely to need plus all the options if possible.
> It's why I went with OpenSUSE rather than Ubuntu,  Suse comes on a dualsided
> DVD, 64 bit one side, 32 bit the other, live gnome and kde sessions on both
> sides and lots of options so that you can install a full system of your choice
> from desktop to webserver without needing a broadband connection.
> Ubuntu on the other hand /only/ comes on CD with one DE and a basic desktop
> only install and it assumes you have a network connection, yet it can't setup
> a dialup connection during install, MDK 8.0 used to do that no problem.
> Please, DVD and a way to obtain the media at a reasonable price.
> Cheers
> GL

Would there be a way to restore the capability for dialup connection at 
install time?

I like the Community approach that Wobo suggested.


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