not-yet-a-newbie : DL (ftp?) iso image help question
nbco at screaming.net
Wed Jul 6 23:06:37 GMT 2005
On Wednesday 06 July 2005 22:48, datora tehnika wrote:
> Hi folks --
> So, I'm trying to DL the ISO images & have been having a very
> frustrating past three days. Very minor fluctuations in the local
> connection (including power blips) keep wrecking the ISO image DL via
> web browser. I'd like very much to use ftp (unless there is
> something better?), but have been unable to connect. Am using
> winsock ftp 95, but all attempts at connection are being refused (at
> ftp.freebsd.org site & various european ftp mirrors).
> What I see as my need: how do I connect ? Anon keeps being
> rejected, I have not been able to locate ftp instructions at
> freebsd.org website; only web browser links. The ftp links (e.g.
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org etc etc) don't work in WSFTP_95. It is
> recommended that I use FTP software w/ resume function, but no such
> instructions haave I seen.
To download the iso image, maybe try using filezilla, a very easy ftp
doze client. It has reasonable resume functions:
Or maybe get a torrent client such as Shareaza, and get the iso via P2P:
In terms of documentation, the handbook is the best place to start:
All the best
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