while true; do if wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent; then ktorrent --silent ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent ; date; break; else sleep 5m; fi; done

Automatically download Ubuntu 10.04 when available

Tested with 9.10 release. Choose whatever torrent client you prefer.

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By: ppaschka
2010-04-29 13:22:54

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while true; do if false && wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent; then ktorrent --silent ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent ; date; break; else sleep 60; fi; done
unixmonkey9543 · 421 weeks ago
while true; do if false && wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent; then ktorrent --silent ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent ; date; break; else sleep 60; fi; done
unixmonkey9543 · 421 weeks ago
why do you need a script running constantly checking for something so trivial? seems like a waste of system resources, especially when ubuntu has built-in notification in the update manager..hmmm
Viperlin · 421 weeks ago
It's useful if you want a clean install and won't be around your computer.
ppaschka · 421 weeks ago

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