I don't know about this specific release, but they are usually just releases with tons of extra software you might want.
best to order one or download from a fast connetion, though...
Only 6 days and... 44 hours to go (wtf? lol). If I can keep my average at 2.14 K/s, that is
$ wget -c http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/release/ubuntu-9
--2009-12-30 14:20:58-- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/release/ubuntu-
Resolving cdimage.ubuntu.com... 188.8.131.52
Connecting to cdimage.ubuntu.com|184.108.40.206|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 206 Partial Content
Length: 4174614528 (3.9G), 4173993278 (3.9G) remaining [application/x-iso9660-im
Saving to: `ubuntu-9.10-dvd-amd64.iso'
0% [ ] 790,223 2.14K/s eta 6d 44h
and for those who didn't get it, I was just curious. I'm not actually going to download that with a 56k hahaha