UBCD V5.0b10 available for download

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UBCD V5.0b10 available for download

#1 Post by Victor Chew » Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:08 pm

UBCD V5.0b10 is now available as a torrent download.

It is also available as a (very small) xdelta file.

The main purpose of this release was to fix some bugs in b9.
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#2 Post by The Piney » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:56 pm

Showing as b9, will start downloading in a bit to check..

How do I apply the xdelta instead?

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Download UBCD V5.0b10 via http server

#3 Post by JonaLinux » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:17 am

Just like other times UBCD V5.0b10 can be downloaded via http server at http://linuxfreedom.com

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the red link.

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#4 Post by Icecube » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:22 am

@ The Piney[url]
Download xdelta from http://xdelta.org/[/url].
Download the xdelta patch file and save it in the same folder as ubcd50b9.iso
Copy xdelta.exe also to this folder
Open the command prompt (cmd.exe) and type the following:

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cd "C:\Path\to\directory\of the ubcd50b9 iso\"     (e.g.: cd "C:\")
xdelta patch ubcd50b9tob10.xdelta ubcd50b9.iso ubcd50b10.iso


The md5sum of ubcd50b10.iso is d80862d559ffb2bebf0f892412d0f3ee.

I changed the torrent link to the right location in Victors post.
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Right File

#5 Post by JonaLinux » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:42 am

Yes for everyone...I have the right file uploaded to the server at http://linuxfreedom.com. I confirm that ubcd50b10.iso is the file.

I'd also like to confirm that even though Victor made type above, the torrent that is seeding is infact the ubcd50b10.iso and not b9 as stated above.

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#6 Post by Victor Chew » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:35 am

@IceCube: Thanks! You saved my ass (again). :D

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#7 Post by W3ird_N3rd » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:11 pm

I don't see any obvious flaws.

I did hear a request from someone, it might be something to consider: try to keep the size ≤210MB. It's now only just over at 212MB, at 210MB it can be burned on a mini CD-R without overburning.

I do however understand it's not desired to restrict the UBCD to such a size, but since it's only 2MB over it might be possible to find something so this release can still be squeezed on a mini CD-R. Alternatives are also becoming more common (mini DVD, USB memory) so soon the 210MB shouldn't be an issue anymore.

And thanks for adding the more recent DBAN. :)

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#8 Post by Icecube » Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:24 am

@ W3ird_N3rd
I have to disappoint you. A size below 210 MiB wouldn't be possible.
Current Parted Magic (v3.4) is 52 MiB. Parted Magic v3.5 will be 74 MiB.
If you edit the UBCD iso and remove the antivirus definition files in /pmagic/pmodules/, you can get a size below 210 MiB (if you have a working internet connection when running Parted Magic, you can download the last definitions before scanning).

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#9 Post by StopSpazzing » Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:44 pm

W3ird_N3rd wrote:I do however understand it's not desired to restrict the UBCD to such a size, but since it's only 2MB over it might be possible to find something so this release can still be squeezed on a mini CD-R. Alternatives are also becoming more common (mini DVD, USB memory) so soon the 210MB shouldn't be an issue anymore.


You can easily get a 512mb flash drive for ≤$3 bucks almost anywhere...And Im sure you could get a 256mb even cheaper off of some auction sites.


Keep up the good work!! I'm really liking this release. :)
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#10 Post by W3ird_N3rd » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:27 pm

StopSpazzing wrote:
W3ird_N3rd wrote:I do however understand it's not desired to restrict the UBCD to such a size, but since it's only 2MB over it might be possible to find something so this release can still be squeezed on a mini CD-R. Alternatives are also becoming more common (mini DVD, USB memory) so soon the 210MB shouldn't be an issue anymore.


You can easily get a 512mb flash drive for ≤$3 bucks almost anywhere...And Im sure you could get a 256mb even cheaper off of some auction sites.

I'm aware of that, but some older systems won't boot from USB. :) But as I already noted, systems that can boot from USB become more common everyday, and systems that can't will only get less common. Just a matter of time.

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#11 Post by gloutch » Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:17 pm

see my reply on the post concerning mprime
to sum up it doesn't work on quad core

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#12 Post by Scott Cooper » Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:14 pm

Don't forget you can also edit the disc yourself to add or remove programs as you see fit.

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#13 Post by thomp256 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:18 pm

Victor, thank you VERY much for this CD. It is gold. 8)

Since this CD has helped me out so many times, I am going to provide a further http mirror for v5.0b, so that the word is spread.

http://www.layer31.com/ubcd50b11.iso

Everyone:
Please feel free to spread this link so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of this CD. :D

Thanks again.
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#14 Post by Scott Cooper » Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:49 pm

I was confused by your post, but I see Beta 11 was recently released. Thanks for hosting.

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