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metalink download of fedora

asked 2011-11-10 11:16:18 -0500

gaurav chaudhary gravatar image

updated 2011-11-25 15:41:44 -0500

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How metalink download can be use to download fedora.?What is Metalink ?.

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Please edit the tag of the question to something other than "meta" like "metalink, download"? The "meta" tag is intended to catch the eyes of the admins for things like Feature requests. Thanks :)

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answered 2011-11-10 12:01:38 -0500

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Metalink are XML files which has list of mirrors, p2p links and check sums. Multiple download locations of a file helps in reliability and segmented downloading. Check the below wiki link -

Metalink

You can use metalink to download fedora. The links are in the main download page of Fedora -

Download Fedora

Metalink files can be used with any Download Managers like https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/downthemall/">Firefox-DownthemAll, Flashgot

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answered 2011-11-10 11:51:50 -0500

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updated 2011-11-10 13:28:51 -0500

For a general explaination look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metalink

And here can you find the metalinks for Fedora: http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-all

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