slackware 10.0 is out

Gregory Nowak greg at
Fri Jun 25 13:49:01 EDT 2004

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On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 06:34:10AM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> Hey, the subject of this thread was what the subject currently
> reflects on this message and not text editors.  I really wish if
> somebody is going to start a new thread, please don't just hit the
> reply key to start things, use a brand new message instead.
> <Rant off>.

Hang on there Steve. The text editor thread did start out under its
own subject, and not this one.

> I observe that the numbers before each slash are still changing where
> the numbers after the slash are not changing.  Thus I believe the
> ratios are upload / download.  I think the Spd: and Tot: labels speak
> for themselves.

Those are my observations as well. When I got up this morning, and
noticed that I had all the isos, looking at the numbers, I said to
myself "I know now which is upload, and which is download".

> After starting this up and heading off to bed for several hours, I
> would say that BitTorrent has done a bang up job for me after all and
> any previous complaints I made, well, forget 'm.

Yeah, all complaints off here too. I went to bed at 1 A.M., and the
size of my slackware directory was about 800 Megs. When I got up at
about 8 A.M. and checked on the isos, they were done, and my slackware
directory is about 2.6 gigs in size. I find it hard to believe that I
went from 800 Megs to 2.6 gigs in 7 hours or so, but the evidence is


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