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How i can buy the contents of the server of (for lucid lynx)? In my country i have ultra slow connection. It will take years for downloading all these gigabytes.

Because, canonical will stop supporting ubuntu 10.04, i want all the files now, before it's too late. i know that all files will be transfer to old.dir but i think some will be lost. And anyway i want the files.

My question is: Can canonical provide (with payment) a disk with the contents of the server?


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Why not contact Canonical and ask? – mikewhatever Nov 28 '12 at 8:16
Should we ask which country? – david6 Nov 28 '12 at 8:48

Random thought:

If 10.04.4 LTS is no longer supported, then an install would not need (or have) any further updates.


Would it not be altogether better to try to arrange for CD/DVD by Post (from some helpful enthusiasts) for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server instead?

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You can purchase complete repository dvd sets from various company's, usually 6-8 dvds or double that if both 32 & 64 bit

So just search the web till you find what you wish, obviously more recent Ubuntu releases would be more available. For example this shows up for 12.04 & seems ok, (16 dvd's) -

An ex. of 10.04 would be here though not sure how splitting 32 & 64 bit works out as .all.deb are 32 bit but still needed on 64 bit installs

32 bit -

64 bit -

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Thank you very much and the answer is answered more than i expected. Thank you. But is there a way that Canonical can provide these disks? – Thio Dec 5 '12 at 22:47
I guess they could but don't see why they would. (certainly not for free & there isn't much money/demand for these that hasn't been beyond what's supplied by the likes of what I posted above – doug Dec 10 '12 at 22:52

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