On Sunday 18 September 2016 19:43:26 Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 9/18/2016 12:18 PM, david...@freevolt.org wrote:
> > On Sun, 18 Sep 2016, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >> On Sunday 18 September 2016 02:05:42 Shervin Emami wrote:
> >>> At "www.debian.org" I clicked on "Getting Debian", and then to
> >>> get a net
> >>> install image there are 3 different pages that all have direct
> >>> links to the
> >>> ISO files, but no link at all about how to get the MD5sums.
> >>> Even the Verify
> >>> page doesn't show how to find the MD5sums. So I think it will
> >>> help many
> >>> users if there can be a link to the MD5sum file at these 4 pages:
> >>> https://www.debian.org/distrib/
> >>> https://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst
> >>> https://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/
> >>> https://www.debian.org/CD/verify
> >>> I was looking for amd64 netinstall but it seems the problem
> >>> exists for all
> >>> architectures and both for netinstall or CD. So adding a few
> >>> links could
> >>> help quite a few beginners!
> >> Not just beginners. I too find it a nightmare, and sometimes
> >> give up. If you
> >> look at the raw HTML you can extract the URL of the download
> >> directory and
> >> they are indeed there - it is finding the directory which is
> >> hard, because
> >> the link just says "click here" or something, and if you click
> >> it immediately
> >> begins downloading. You never see the directory.
> >> One of the developers has raised this as a bug.
> > Four things:
> > 1. Can anyone provide a link to this bug report?
> *VERY IMPORTANT* !
Here is the discussion in the final email of the relevant discussion (with
interleaved quotations!) which includes a reference to the bug report which I
The bug report is: