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[aprssig] xastir install!!! wowsa!

Wes Johnston wes at kd4rdb.com
Wed Oct 6 21:54:33 UTC 2004


North American Mirrors

ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/mepis
ftp://ftp-linux.cc.gatech.edu/pub/linux/distributions/mepis
http://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/linux/mepis/
ftp://ftp.cise.ufl.edu/pub/mirrors/mepis

European Mirrors

ftp://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/mepis/
http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/opsys/linux/mepis/
ftp://flo-jlg.no-ip.org (user:mepisfr pwd:mepisfr)
ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/distributions/mepis
http://www.debianworld.net/pub/mirror/mepis/

Other Download Sources

http://www.mrbass.org/linux/mepis

Wes

Brian Riley (maillist) wrote:
> Wes is there another source for this distro - I am finding that ibiblio.org
> is very slow/sluggish.
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/25/04 2:20 PM, "Wes Johnston" <wes at johnston.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>>1)downloaded mepis "live cd" version of linux.  I burned the image on a
>>CD.  Took about 1 hour on my cable modem.  It can be downloaded at
>>several mirrors... here is one:
>>ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/mepis/released/SimplyMEPIS-2004.
>>02.iso
>>
>>2)booted the "live cd" on a 500mhz PC which happens to run on 12v thanks
>>to a clever ATX power supply.  3 minutes to boot.
>>
>>3)clicked on the "install to hdd" icon and followed the wizard.  Took 35
>>minutes to install linux to the HDD.
>>
>>4)booted from HDD into mepis linux.  Typed "apt-get update" and "apt-get
>>install xastir" in a terminal window.  Xastir 1.3.2 was loaded along
>>with GPSman and a bunch of other accessory libraries.  Took 3 minutes.
>>
>>5)Ran xastir from command prompt and created an interface to
>>kc4pl.zapto.org:14580 and connected to him.  1 minute.
>>
>>So, from start to finish I downloaded the linux operating system, burned
>>a CD, installed the O/S, and installed xastir in 1hour and 42 minutes.
>>
>>If I already had the mepis CD, I could have done it in 42 minutes
>>
>>If I already had mepis (or other debian variant of linux) running, I
>>could have had xastir running in 4 minutes.
>>
>>Wes
>>
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