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Re: [vox-outreach] theopencd



This is the info that I so desperatly needed.  I will not make knoppix  and
gnu/win at all since it appears that there will be plenty on hand.  I will
stick with theopencd cds.  Shall I make more than 15 or stop there?

Jimbo.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Rogers" <rob@wizardstower.net>
To: <vox-outreach@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 8:29 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-outreach] theopencd


> On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 19:33:00PM -0700, Jimbo wrote:
> > Just came back from fry's.  They have a sweet deal on 100 cds for only
14
> > duckets!  Today is the last day of the sale.  They close at 9pm.  I also
> > bought some labels and sleeves as well so it will all look semi
> > professional.
>
> This reminds me, there was some talk of making labels for the CDs a
> while back. Does anyone know what came of that? It'd be nice to have
> something that looks a little nicer than "GnuWin II" written in black
> ink on a blank disc.
>
> > I am going to make 15 copies of theopencd and if all goes well I will
make
> > 15 copies of  Knoppix 3.2 that I have recently downloaded in iso format.
I
> > dont know if it will fit on my cd though...my cds I just bought are
700mb
> > and the file is 712,774 kb in size.  Not knowing much about burning Im
> > thinking that I can be able to at least try and see if it can work.  I
also
> > have gnuwin 2.2 and it is 717,458 kb.
> >
> > If any insight or ideas let me know, soon.
>
> (I don't mean any of this to sound like help isn't welcome...just trying
> to direct help into the most benificial direction.) I believe we've
> already got some (300?) professionally made Knoppix discs. I'm not
> positive they've got them for WEF, but I'm pretty sure they'll be there
> by GTC (I haven't heard much on this lately.) Also, I don't think they
> wouldn't be appreciated, but we should probably keep consistent with the
> CDs we're giving out. I know we've already got quite a few GnuWinII CDs,
> and throwing TheOpenCD into the mix might just be confusing. I know last
> year at GTC we had a laminated list of what was included on GnuWin that
> we could point people to.
>
> I'd also double check that you've got the latest version of what you
> plan to burn. I've been (and others as well) burning GnuWin 2.3beta. It
> looks like Knoppix is also at version 3.4 now.
>
> As far as whether they will fit on a CD, you've gotta remember that 1MB
> = 1024KB. So that gnuwin 2.2 iso at 717,458KB is only 700.64MB
>
> P.S. I've nearly got 50 GnuWin CDs ready to bring to WEF tomorrow. I'll
> have another 50 by setup time for GTC.
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