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Re: Finding Lubuntu-related information
Oops, my bad....
The page has now been updated (
now lead to the beta2 area when you select testing).
On 7 October 2010 22:13, Mikhail Maksimov <mcwillin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Phill, but I've told you the size!..
> Quoting http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2010/10/02/%23lubuntu.txt:
> [20:13] <phillw> I have not posted it up as I do not have the full testing system yet for it.
> [20:13] <mmaksimov> just read the beta2 announcement on the list and started downloading
> [20:14] <phillw> mmaksimov: when you get the iso, can you let me know the exact file size of it. I'm currently on a 3G dongle, so am limited on data usage.
> [20:16] <mmaksimov> Chromium says it's 544 MB, not sure are those 1000's or 1024's
> [20:17] <phillw> you'd need to drop into lxterminal and give me the exact size
> [20:17] <phillw> is okay, I'll go nag one of the team :-)
> [20:17] <mmaksimov> Did "install" menu item work on Lucid CD?
> [20:18] <mmaksimov> I will run an ls on it, however it says 34 minutes left :(
> [20:19] <phillw> as far as i recall, it did. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers/Maverick/Beta/2 has known bugs list for the beta2.
> [20:19] <mmaksimov> according to the maillist, install does not work :)
> [20:20] <mmaksimov> I'm thinking that the 160 Mb limit is for the "pure" install, without the little extra added by the LiveCD session
> [20:21] <mmaksimov> huh, does wget show the full size?*[20:22] <mmaksimov> 570329088 octets ;)
> [20:22] <mmaksimov> enjoy ;)*[20:22] <phillw> I suggested that 160Mb is the minimum, purely by people reporting back that they have had problems,
> [20:24] <phillw> Personally, I'd say a lower limit, maybe 128-140 is a better lower limit; it just works so much faster.
> [20:26] <Tir_Eoghan> I'm currently running the livecd on 192mb's ram (and 400mhz processor) with no issues. Well, aside from my personal issues with chromium, but we won't get into that here.
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:11 AM, Phill Whiteside <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Mikhall,
>> As I'm currently using a 3G dongle I have been awaiting someone to let me
>> know the file size of the beta2 iso (hint to anyone), so that I can update
>> the beta2 area and transfer it to replace the beta1 area.
>> As Zach said, we are striving to get the documentation moved over, but
>> there is a bug on wiki-admin which Phil Bull (A team leader of the wiki
>> admin team) is chasing up. As you know, lubuntu is a real small project with
>> few people, but we are actively chasing documentation up.
>> The irc logs can be found via, irclogs.ubuntu.logs, for example the ones
>> for this month (our 1st month with the log bot on) can be found at
>> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2010/10/ then pick a day; you will find
>> #lubuntu listed. The logs are updated hourly from the channel.
>> I can, and will, ask ask about how to easier search the logs, but as the
>> logging is a very recent addition please give me chance to get used to it
>> myself :)
>> Do not worry about "I'm not really good at writing human-readable texts",
>> myself and Zach will happily 'tidy it up' for posting, all help on
>> documentation is gratefully received, as are comments where people are
>> having problems. We are working hard on it, honest!!!
>> On 6 October 2010 22:55, Mikhail Maksimov <mcwillin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi, list.
>>> I always have trouble finding some vital information regarding Lubuntu.
>>> Maybe it's just me, but it takes definitely more than a couple of
>>> mouseclicks to find out, e.g., the status of latest testing iso, its
>>> version, release date, download location, etc. Also, I've seen a link to IRC
>>> logs somewhere, but cannot find it again, and googling for "lubuntu irc log"
>>> does not show the required item on the first page, you really have to know
>>> that there's one site for publishing logs for all ubuntu-related channels,
>>> and search for _ubuntu_ irc logs, then navigate to the selected date and
>>> channel manually...
>>> IMHO such "small navigation problems" may cause newcomers to not actively
>>> join the team. It may even happen that a would-be tester not do any actual
>>> good just because he/she does not find the latest beta! I've just updated
>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing with minimal info regarding
>>> beta2, however I believe it can be further elaborated. And probably
>>> beta1-related part should be removed. Huh, and probably the news section of
>>> lubuntu.net can also be updated with beta2 info.
>>> I'm not really good at writing human-readable texts, and I just don't
>>> have any more time at the moment. Is anyone willing to add more updates to
>>> lubuntu sites?
>>> PS Are the command to md5sum the CD and the checksum on h
>>> ttps://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing> correct
>>> for beta2? Please double-check.
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