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[aprssig] xastir install!!! wowsa!

Brian Riley (maillist) n1bq_list at wulfden.org
Thu Oct 7 01:20:05 UTC 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.

 Brian

On 10/6/04 5:54 PM, "Wes Johnston" <wes at kd4rdb.com> wrote:

> 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-200
>>> 4.
>>> 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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