I'm looking for an alternate DVD (like the alternate CD, but with complete language packs). Is there one?

  • Removed the part that will solicit discussions. – Rinzwind Oct 17 '12 at 11:59
  • changed "Desktop DVD" to "alternate CD" – JohanKroeckel Oct 17 '12 at 12:11

You can find alternate DVD at Here

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DVD images with complete language packs

  • No, there are just LiveDVD's. That's why I asked. – JohanKroeckel Oct 17 '12 at 12:08
  • It contains complete language packs that you need, you can install system with using live DVD. – Ketan Patel Oct 17 '12 at 12:15
  • That is the problem @K.KPatel ... he probably wants the alternate for a reason ;) – Rinzwind Oct 17 '12 at 12:21

There is no alternate DVD.

The intended usage for the DVD is to install extra languages for the desktop and as an extra benefit some more desktop software (like inkscape, GIMP, Pitivi and a more complete LibreOffice). The focus of the DVD is therefor the desktop.

The method to use is to use the alternate CD and afterwards install the extra languages (should be possible to do with apt-get). Since there is a path to getting those extra languages it seems redundant to also create an alternate DVD.

  • Thinking in that way, it is also just redundant to have a Desktop DVD... – JohanKroeckel Oct 18 '12 at 13:34
  • And the alternate cd is also focused on the desktop, but using it there are setups you can't create with the live CD/DVD. So there is a point for creating an alternate DVD. – JohanKroeckel Oct 18 '12 at 13:42
  • No, the alternate cd has its uses. Less and less, granted but there are some usecases where you need a text based installer. The DVD itself is only usefull when there is no internet connection. But I would pose creating your own custom installer would be a lot more useful. – Rinzwind Oct 18 '12 at 16:31

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