On 12/28/2012 3:21 PM, James Freer wrote: > You mean the bin DVD. Thing is with the DVD they are big for broadband > download. I think i'd buy one. But i appreciate your advice. unless your broadband is metered, or really slow (and then should it be called broadband?), 4GB or whatever is really not that big of a deal. a few hours, perhaps. > > One thing i did learn with linux when i first started is that it's > essential to have a spare PC to test a distro on first - then one can... or install it as a VM under VirtualBox or whatever. Thats certainly how *I* test stuff, and indeed, I put 16GB ram into my latest desktop PC just so I can run several substantial VMs as needed.