Re: Upgrading with a low data cap
- Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 07:06:08 -0400
- From: songbird <songbird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Upgrading with a low data cap
mick crane wrote:
> On 2018-10-07 20:04, songbird wrote:
>> i used to run on dialup and hated how long it took
>> for some things to download. the package debdelta
>> did help some at that time, but i have no idea if the
>> service is even still there let alone functional.
> I installed Gentoo once over dialup
> It took two weeks.
i used to take the USB stick to the library to download
big packages when needing updates. glad i haven't had to
do that in a while, but i still have a relatively slow
connection (about 10M/minute) compared to many, but it's
much better than dialup.