[conspire] Ubuntu 9.04 (re-sending due to previously accidentally sent to Bcc instead of Cc conspire group)
tecstuf at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 5 01:01:38 PDT 2011
Rick ... thanks for the links and infos with extra explanations ...
appreciate it, ilona
On Oct 5, 2011, at 12:21 AM, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting ilona (tecstuf at earthlink.net):
>> Hi Rick, I'm still partial to Ubuntu 9.04 and am looking to download Intel Ubunto 9.04 desktop iso. I can't find it for download, is it still available or can you send me a link to it?
> I Web-searched for
> isos archive ubuntu
> First hit was http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/7.04/ , which thus
> suggests http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ as the starting point.
> Navigating from there in the obvious way, one reaches:
> I'm giving you _more_ than just the URL you asked for, so that you will
> know how to solve problems like that by yourself in the future. The
> logic of that search term involves the fact that CD/DVD images are known
> loosely as 'iso' files, which is short for ISO-9660, the International
> Standards Organisation standard for CD-ROM formatting.
> Anyway, you can download from that location either of these:
> If you're on x86_64, then:
> The 'alternate' image is a fast, flexible, lower-RAM text-mode
> installer. It is for installation and nothing but installation. I
> prefer it strongly, when installing, as it's a lot faster, runs in
> lower-spec machines, and is more adaptable to difficult installation
> The 'desktop' image boots to a graphical live-CD desktop. You have the
> option of running a graphical installer to perform installation, after
> the live-CD system boots.
> The other question you should ask yourself is whether Ubuntu 9.10 is a
> safe thing to run in 2011.
> http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Debian/ubuntu-releases.html says support for
> 9.10 ended in 2011-04, i.e., this past April. There have been no
> security updates since then, and there never will be. So, there is your
> answer: It is not very safe to run Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic Koala' in
> October 2011, and it will become progressively more dangerous as time
> goes on.
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