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Ingo88
April 25th, 2008, 08:09 AM
Hi!

I thought I'd download a DVD with Ubuntu Hardy, preferably using Bittorrent, but seems like this isn't too easy. Firstly I didn't find the dvd images anywhere, let alone torrent files. After searching the forum I found my way to http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/. However there were five different dvd images there, and none of them matched the md5sum of the image found at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/. So there are six different DVDs to choose from? Before noticing this I had started a download of the torrent with md5sum 6c2f277eadcf54521a4f3c119704dbe6f3bc68b2. The download never gets started, though. Probably no seeders.

What to do? Maybe we aren't supposed to download the DVD?

(By the way, how come I got different and fewer results when I searched the forums while logged in than when I wasnt? :?)

Thanks in advance for your help! :)

ch1c0dj
April 25th, 2008, 08:30 AM
Hi, I also downloading the ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso thru torrent, http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/
What I did is I add the following tracker to the torrent. the first entry is the default tracker, no need to add it, i just include it for no reason. After adding the tracker I notice a significant changes in download speed, and seeders/peers got high in numbers.

I got this to some of the torrent search engine that have ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso torrent active.

http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce
official tracker

http://tpb.tracker.thepiratebay.org:80/announce
http://tracker4.finalgear.com:80/announce
http://tracker.prq.to:80/announce
unofficial tracker, not recommended anymore.

kraymore
April 25th, 2008, 02:24 PM
is ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso an official canonical release ?

thanks

lswest
April 25th, 2008, 05:20 PM
seems the DVD is just an Alternate install CD, Wubi installer and LiveCD all in one, may have a few extras to it too, not sure, never used it before, but i'm bored, so i'm downloading it too XD

AndyCee
April 26th, 2008, 04:08 AM
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Ingo88
April 26th, 2008, 01:46 PM
Hi, I also downloading the ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso thru torrent, http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/
What I did is I add the following tracker to the torrent. the first entry is the default tracker, no need to add it, i just include it for no reason. After adding the tracker I notice a significant changes in download speed, and seeders/peers got high in numbers.

I got this to some of the torrent search engine that have ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso torrent active.



http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce

http://tpb.tracker.thepiratebay.org:80/announce

http://tracker4.finalgear.com:80/announce

http://tracker.prq.to:80/announce

Thanks for your help!

It didn't work for me, though. Maybe I did something wrong? I use utorrent (http://www.utorrent.com/)


http://www.torrentportal.com/details/3161229/ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent

utorrent says "Invalid torrent file" when I try to open that one. Thanks anyway :)

ch1c0dj
April 26th, 2008, 06:40 PM
is ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso an official canonical release ?

thanks

I believe torrent from http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ is for official release

ch1c0dj
April 26th, 2008, 07:42 PM
Thanks for your help!

It didn't work for me, though. Maybe I did something wrong? I use utorrent (http://www.utorrent.com/)

utorrent says "Invalid torrent file" when I try to open that one. Thanks anyway :)


maybe because the torrent file that you downloaded is not complete or corrupted

here's the step.


. open http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ to your browser

. find ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso

. download the torrent file ,ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent (http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/file?info_hash=l/%27%7E%AD%CFTR%1AO%3C%11%97%04%DB%E6%F3%BCh%B2)

. open ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent using utorrent

. see the attached screenshot


- right-click the ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso name for download in utorrent

- select properties

- in Torrent Properties add this lines


http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce

http://tpb.tracker.thepiratebay.org:80/announce

http://tracker4.finalgear.com:80/announce

http://tracker.prq.to:80/announce

http://linuxtracker.org:2710

- click OK to apply.

Ingo88
April 27th, 2008, 09:36 AM
. open http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ to your browser

. find ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso

. download the torrent file ,ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent (http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/file?info_hash=l/%27%7E%AD%CFTR%1AO%3C%11%97%04%DB%E6%F3%BCh%B2)

. open ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent using utorrent

. see the attached screenshot


- right-click the ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso name for download in utorrent

- select properties

- in Torrent Properties add this lines


http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce

http://tpb.tracker.thepiratebay.org:80/announce

http://tracker4.finalgear.com:80/announce

http://tracker.prq.to:80/announce

http://linuxtracker.org:2710

- click OK to apply.



Thanks again for your help! :D

This sure did the trick. Now the DVD is coming down at full speed :)

May I still ask you where you found these additional trackers? Could be good to know in the future. Such as when 8.04.1 is released ;)

(I am however still puzzled by the fact that there are at least six different DVD images to choose from. I guess - and hope - that this is the right one, but how can you be sure especially as the image at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ has a completely different md5sum?)

avi.wollman
April 29th, 2008, 09:59 AM
from http://aamodnerurkar.blogspot.com/

MD5SUM - 088b5d9e656dd89483dbb1b845b96fb9 *ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso
975d92e98ea1fa25a07a763a0a072d41 *ubuntu-8.04-dvd-amd64.iso

I got the same.

Avi

Ingo88
April 29th, 2008, 07:21 PM
the image at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ has a completely different md5sum

My download was completed today. I was surprised when I checked the md5sum of the downloaded image. It actually matched the one at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ (088b5d9e656dd89483dbb1b845b96fb9). So the md5sum displayed at http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ (6c2f277eadcf54521a4f3c119704dbe6f3bc68b2) is wrong. How funny :D

Well, happy end anyway :)

AldenIsZen
May 9th, 2008, 02:14 PM
He's right, it does.. someone got them mixed up when they updated it.

ch1c0dj
June 9th, 2008, 04:22 PM
May I still ask you where you found these additional trackers? Could be good to know in the future. Such as when 8.04.1 is released ;)

I found it in (ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso) torrent from other torrent search engine.



(I am however still puzzled by the fact that there are at least six different DVD images to choose from. I guess - and hope - that this is the right one, but how can you be sure especially as the image at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ has a completely different md5sum?)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ << Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) Daily Build
AFSK, this is where the daily image of the ubuntu is packed. that is why MD5SUM file from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/dvd/current/ is different from http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ MD5SUM file.
AFSK. Tracker can be reused and no harm effect to the downloaded file.

What you should do is open http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/ to your browser then look for the file ubuntu-8.04-dvd-i386.iso then download its torrent file and open to your favorite torrent clients.

Sorry for late reply.