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Re: [libreoffice-users] Downloading LibreOffice -
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Downloading LibreOffice -
- From: Dave Richardson <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:14:57 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cc: Joshua Richardson home <email@example.com>
I also will wait until you tell us Version 5 is available.
I appreciate the help.
>From: John Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Jun 25, 2012 4:59 PM
>Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Downloading LibreOffice
>Will you send an email to the list when version 5 is available. I would
>definitely burn it to give to friends and family...
>On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <
>> Hi Dave. I run the Libreoffice-na.us site. It is not an "official"
>> download path, but a site for a DVD project with it accessible online as
>> well as on a physical media.
>> I found that the problems I had with downloading from LO's site due to a
>> problem with the mirror system of downloading.
>> When you download a file from there, you are actually downloading it from
>> one of the many mirrors available. I would be one, buy my hosting company
>> will not allow that to happen.
>> Sometimes there are problems with the chosen mirror.
>> If you go to the "info" part of the green "button" to download the file,
>> and click there, you will be given a list of mirrors to choose from instead
>> of the downloading system to make that choice for you.
>> So you may be either having an issue with the "default" mirror,
>> your dial-up company could be "limiting" the size of file being
>> downloaded. I know that some do from experience.
>> So, here are your option, as I see it.
>> 1) try one of the mirrors and start the download before you go to bed.
>> If it goes, you should have it by morning.
>> 2) have your son download the install files [install and help] and have
>> him send it to you on a CD.
>> 3) have you son download my DVD and send it to you.
>> [version 5 of the 3.5.4 DVD .iso file will be available in a few days
>> - version 1 is online but not as good]
>> 4) I might be able to send you a copy of my DVD via post, but I do not
>> know how much the post office charges anymore.
>> If you want to "talk to me " off the list, you can do so by either my
>> email@example.com [default for the lists]
>> firstname.lastname@example.org [default for the DVD project]
>> I help dial-up people locally from time to time. I am in central New York
>> State along the Pennsylvania border. I still have a laptop or two that has
>> a dial-up modem, but most modern ones do not, it seems. I do not have them
>> set up for dial-up anymore, but I have a friend that uses a free dial-up
>> service that limits to 10 hours of work per month. I understand that their
>> paid service also has a limiting factor on how large of a file you can
>> download. It is not stated anywhere I have seen, but he has seen it happen
>> with others with that service. If he needs to download large, either I do
>> it or he comes to my place to access my home/office network's Internet
>> access. I also share that access via a private wireless system with
>> several people in my apartment building. This secured network is part of
>> my own network with a separate router for their use and will not access my
>> part of the network due to the IP addresses from one network are different
>> from the other and you cannot access one part from the other.
>> So, hopefully it would be the mirror that is chosen for you. Otherwise you
>> will need to have someone send you the install files on a CD or a DVD if
>> you want more than just the basic installs.
>> Check out this link to see what my DVD has beyond the basic installs. You
>> can find these files other places, but I gathered them into one place.
>> Also I have the largest American English spell checking dictionary for LO,
>> or as far as I know and have been told. There are in the dictionary
>> section of the DVD's web site with "kpp" in the titles.
>> On 06/25/2012 02:33 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
>>> Hi Dave :)
>>> Errr, that was your 1st post to the list! I can guess at your original
>>> question which appears to have been lost in the ether.
>>> There are a lot of possible different reasons why downloading doesn't
>>> work. The easiest work-around might be to get yoru son to download
>>> LibreOffice onto his machine and then make a Cd to post to you as a normal
>>> small parcel. Even better would be if he would download the North American
>>> Dvd for you
>>> Tim of Kracked Press at the NA project might be able to post a dvd to you
>>> but i am not sure how much he would charge. Hopefully he would at least
>>> recoup costs from whatever he charged you!
>>> As for your own downloading problems. Which Operating System are you
>>> using? Is it an MS Windows one, maybe Xp? Perhaps not Windows at all,
>>> maybe Ubuntu? Mac? Something else?
>>> Do you know your hard-drive's size? More to the point how much empty
>>> space is left on the drive at the moment? It might just be that you need
>>> to empty your wastebin and the wastebin in your emailing system.
>>> Don't worry if you don't know answers to some or all of those things but
>>> if you do know it might help us to help you
>>> Good luck and regards from
>>> Tom :)
>>> --- On Mon, 25/6/12, Dave Richardson <dave.richardson@mindspring.**com<email@example.com>>
>>> From: Dave Richardson <dave.richardson@mindspring.**com<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: latest java update has broken my
>>> install of Libre Office.
>>> To: email@example.com
>>> Date: Monday, 25 June, 2012, 17:13
>>> Thank you for responding.
>>> I have a dial-up connection and after 5 or 6 attempts over three days I
>>> never got more then 20 mg download when the mindspring shut me down.
>>> My son says he can download 208 mg into a CD in less then 10 minutes
>>> I am retired now and LibreOffice still lets me play.
>>> Should I take the computer to Denver and let him try to download into my
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