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Yesterday, I was told that the upload will be going to the mirrors, but not given any idea about how long it would take. I stated a "few days" since it took that long with my last upload.

For me, I need to wait a few days after the 3.5.5 comes out, before I go after the 99 "items" and 2.1 gig of files for it, if you also get a 3.5.5 portable version[s] as well. So I do not go after it the first few days when the mirrors might be more busy. But it will then take a bit to edit the DVD[s] to go to 3.5.5 from 3.5.4, but less time than it would be to go from 3.4.6.

I run Ubuntu 10.04/GNOME and 12.04 [with MATE], along with a few windows system. I wish 10.04 would go to the newer LO line as 12.04 does. It would be easier to do the updating then.

The real thing about my DVD is that you can take it and then redue it to be more towards your needs. The real part of the "plan" was to have a single disc that includes almost everything that a new user might need with his/her install of LO, including every dictionary, thesaurus, etc. extension in every language version found. Then there are the templates and gallery extensions. Then all of the documentation files - now with 3.3, 3.4, and/or 3.5 version when available. Then there was the extras like Firefox and Thunderbird, plus a few other packages that might be useful to the users. So, you get 2.1 GB is all the install files, including help/language files in 8 languages. Then the rest of the [now] 4.0 GB DVD [except the internal needs of the DVD web pages] is all the other "extras", 1.8 GB worth of files [over 600 of them].

At least I do not need to update all of that for every update of LO. But, as more 3.4 and 3.5 docs are available, I can remove the 3.3 versions to save space. As I find that the non-English dictionaries have updates, I will work on updating them. I believe I did French [4?], German [4?], Spanish [20], plus a few more dictionary updating. Then I found a few updates to the extensions I had listed. Thunderbird and Firefox got updated. Though I do not own a Mac, I try to see if there are any Mac versions/updates of the "extra packages" I list in that page. I cannot run those version, like I do with Windows and Ubuntu version, but I will list it anyway for our MacOSX PPC and Intel/x86 users.

I do a little at a time.

Just ask Tom about the "redesign" of my Install and Documentation pages in this version 5 of the DVD. I may have a completely new "theme" of the pages by the time I release my first 3.6 line DVD, which may not be till 3.6.3 or 3.6.4. But, if I do it slowly and one page at a time, it is easier. There are still pages that have not changed since the 3.3.x DVD versions. There was not real need, but may in a few months.

On 06/26/2012 05:53 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
Hi :)
No, on 25th June (ie yday) you (Tim) said
         [version 5 of the 3.5.4 DVD .iso file will be available in a few days
One day later you tell us it's ready!  Fantastic!  Sure, we expect a delay between the official LO 
release date and it appearing in repos and on tailored Dvds because we know a lot of work goes into 
preparing these sorts of things.

My repos for Ubuntu 10.04 are still giving me 3.4.6 (which i am still very happy with).  Your Dvds 
are  ahead of one of the largest community-based projects that have tons of people working on these 
sorts of things (hopefully).  Just accept the compliment!  You've earned it :)

Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Tue, 26/6/12, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

From: webmaster-Kracked_P_P <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Downloading LibreOffice
Date: Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 22:04

I was just waiting for the file to migrate to all the mirrors and then
they would have the file shown on the download page.  It can take a day
or four, depending on how long the mirrors take to sync up.

So I uploaded it, waited for it to be placed in the mirrored folder[s],
and waited for the system to show it.  My only part is the uploading.
Everything else is depending on others and their systems.

The week or few was the fact that I had it ready but between bandwidth
commitments and being sick, I could not upload it for about a week after
I created it.  It does take over 9 hours to upload these DVDs, with my
limit of 120 +/- KB/s uploading.  My download speeds can be over 10
MB/s.  I am paying for 1 MB/s uploading, but the building would need to
replace all of the cables that were poured in concrete walls in 1975-76
in order to get that, or so I suspect.  Even the telephone lines would
have problems with dealing with half the DSL speeds that I would be
paying for if I went that route.  So, it takes a day or night to do the
uploading and committing all my bandwidth to that cause, since even
browsing need some uploading of returned data for the packet queries.

On 06/26/2012 01:40 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
Hi :)
Blimey!!  When you said it would be there in a few days i thought you meant a week or few!

Nicely done chap!
Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Tue, 26/6/12, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

From: webmaster-Kracked_P_P <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Downloading LibreOffice
Date: Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 18:27

Version 5 of the 3.5.4 NA-DVD is online at

It just appeared today on that page, along with my version 1 ISO file.

It is 4 GB in size, where version 1 was a little larger at 4.1 GB.

With the updates and the edits, I was able to cut it down just a bit.

On 06/25/2012 06:07 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:
Any day now it will show up here, hopefully, instead of version #1.  All of the updates for version 
5 are online at the online version of the DVD.  Mostly it has updated extras like; documentation, 
updated foreign language spell checkers, etc..

I wanted to have the #5 updated version online for 3.5.4, and hope to have some more updates when I 
upload a 3.5.5 version of the DVD.  It may be near the end of July before I get 3.5.5 DVD created, 
since I have been sick and there are a lot of things that need to be done that are needed A.S.A.P. 
or before mid July.

On 06/25/2012 04:59 PM, John Kennedy wrote:
Will you send an email to the list when version 5 is available. I would
definitely burn it to give to friends and family...

John Kennedy

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