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Which red hat fedora 5 I should download?

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Dear experts,

I am new to Linux and trying to download red hat fedora 5 from red hat web site. Here are all files avaliable for 5:

bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent        Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux binary CD iso images for i386.  
bordeaux-DVD-i386.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux DVD images for i386.       3.1GB
bordeaux-binary-x86_64.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux binary CD iso images for x86_64.       
bordeaux-DVD-x86_64.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux DVD images for x86_64.       3.3GB       
bordeaux-binary-ppc.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux binary CD iso images for ppc.       
bordeaux-DVD-ppc.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Bordeaux DVD images for ppc.       3.4GB       
bordeaux-source.torrent       Fedora Core 5 Final - Source images.       2.5GB       2006-03-20

URL: http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/

Which file I should downlaod? - I need burn into CD and install linux from cd-room.

Thanks!
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bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent will work with most machines with CD-ROM drive.
bordeaux-DVD-i386.torrent will work with most machines with DVD drive.
bordeaux-binary-x86_64.torrent will work with computers with AMD64 or Intel64-bit Processors with CD-ROM drive.
bordeaux-DVD-x86_64.torrent will work with computers with AMD64 or Intel64-bit Processors with DVD drive.
bordeaux-binary-ppc.torrent will work with Macintosh with PPC Processors and CD-ROM drive.
bordeaux-DVD-ppc.torrent will work with Macintosh with PPC Processors and DVD drive.

Most probably bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent will work for you and is what you want as long as you have a PC.
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Hi,

you will need some bittorrent software e.g. azureus (http://azureus.sourceforge.net/). If you have a DVD drive I would suggest
downlaoding bordeaux-DVD-i386.torrent else you will need to download the bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent which, contains
the Fedora distrobution that can be burnt to 80MIN CD's and will be approx four CD's,
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by:bvwang
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Hi slyong, how can i burn it into CD after downloading? It is 3.2GB and it may need 5 CDs
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They are all ISO files (with .iso extensions at the end).  You have to have a CD-Writer to burn them.  You can use software like Nero or Roxio EasyCD Creator to burn them into CDs.  If you don't have any software, you can install CDBurnerXP (free) from http://www.cdburnerxp.se/.

If you don't have a CD-Writer, you better just buy the CDs from some store like http://shop.cheapbytes.com/cgi-bin/cart/0070011279.
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Yes I do have a CD burner and Nero. What I am wondering is that the downloading file is ONE iso file and how can I burn it into 4 - 5 CDs. thanks.
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by:bvwang
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It may be many iso files but how can i slip them into 5 CDs?
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The 3.2GB iso is a DVD image (bordeaux-DVD-i386.torrent).  bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent is 5 iso files.  My first posting was asking you to download the bordeaux-binary-i386.torrent
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