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Opensuse Li-f-e 42.1 linux for education — a review

I saw the announcement for Li-f-e 42.1 on Monday.  Before long, I was downloading it so that I could take a look.  I have been reviewing “Li-f-e” releases since that for opensuse 12.3.  Search for “li-f-e” in the search box to find those earlier reviews.

Download and install

I picked one of the download sites from the announcement, and fired up “aria2c” for the download.  I also used “wget” to download the md5 checksum file.  After the download completed, I use the “md5sum” command to verify the download.

I’ll note that, after the “aria2c” download, there was no “.meta4” file.  So apparently the download site was not setup for meta-downloads.  However, “aria2c” handled that gracefully, presumably dropping back to a plain file download (similar to what “wget” does).

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