[SATLUG] Ubuntu 'Karmic Koala' 9.10 impressions?

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 17:05:59 CDT 2009


i use the default torrent client in ubuntu (Transmission) as well as on Mac.
If you are downloading on a windows machine i would use MuTorrent. It is
true that some torrents contain malware, so you have to trust the source. In
this case, I trust the official torrents issued from Ubuntu.

E

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Arthur Hall <art.hall at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

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> --- On Fri, 10/30/09, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Ubuntu 'Karmic Koala' 9.10 impressions?
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Friday, October 30, 2009, 10:13 AM
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> Arthur, are you trying to download the ISO directly or via torrent? I'm
> sure
> the direct download servers are overloaded as this is a huge release. You
> should really be downloading via the torrent. It's faster and you're
> helping
> others who will be simultaneously downloading it from you.
>
> E
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> Ernest,
>
> Thanks for the suggestion.  I downloaded it directly, since I haven't yet
> worked with torrent.  When I Googled BitTorrent, one of the options talked
> about malware being imbedded in some torrent offerings and I have been
> reluctant to take my chances.  Any recommendations on a good source for
> torrent?
>
> Second download went smoothly and the install went well.  Like lots of
> folks, I never cared much for the brown background options offered with
> earlier versions.  The 9.10 choices look much better to me.  I'll know more
> about the workings of the OS itself once I get more time to play with it.
>
> Art
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