[aprssig] xastir install!!! wowsa!
Brian Riley (maillist)
n1bq_list at wulfden.org
Wed Oct 6 20:20:05 CDT 2004
Thanks - 20 minutes after I wrote that I found an open spot at Univ of
Florida and I have already gotten about half of it (I have satellite and we
have a throttle so I have to take it in 160 MB chunks) I will finish it up
in the morning.
On 10/6/04 5:54 PM, "Wes Johnston" <wes at kd4rdb.com> wrote:
> North American Mirrors
> European Mirrors
> ftp://flo-jlg.no-ip.org (user:mepisfr pwd:mepisfr)
> Other Download Sources
> 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:
>>> 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.
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