[mythtv-users] Quick, give me all your packages.
wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Fri Feb 3 17:45:47 UTC 2006
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Richard Bronosky
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 12:34 PM
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> Subject: [mythtv-users] Quick, give me all your packages.
> I just found out that I am being sent out of the country for
> a week. I am being issued a company laptop, and will have a
> lot of free time. I want to spend it doing something
> productive. (No, I will not be watching any porn.)
> So, I would like to burn a few DVDs and have everything that
> I could possibly need to setup a Linux distro and play with a
> bunch of tools for learning purposes. I'm leaning towards
> Debian since I use KnoppMyth, but I'm open to others. I
> would like to have everything I could possibly want to
> apt-get on a DVD.
> Right now I hate my gdm/fluxbox eperience. I want to use a
> more full featured env like KDE, but I really don't know the
> different tiers and what part of the experience they control.
> I want to learn this.
> I also have full access to the O'Reilly library via
> So I can get any readying material also.
> Given this scenario, what would you do? (keep in mind that I
> need to start downloading NOW!)
Personally I would download a fedora core or ubuntu distro's complete set of
disks which should give you reasonably recent versions of their full set of
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