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Re: Switch default installation image link?




On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 01:01:29PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>[ Note Reply-To: set to d-devel ]
>
>Hey,
>
>For a number of years, we've been linking to the amd64/i386 netinst
>installer image from the front page. I think it's time to just switch
>that to just an amd64 image for stretch now. The vast majority of the
>machines out there are now amd64, and we're asking people to download
>useless stuff in such cases. i386 users can still find an image for
>download.

Happy to see that people agree here.

>I'm *also* tempted to switch from the netinst to the first DVD image
>instead - network connections have improved a lot.

And also happy to go with the flow here and leave things with default
netinst.

I'll make the changes.

-- 
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@xxxxxxxxxx
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