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I am downloading ISOs for the "wheezy" distribution of Debian Linux for an old AMD box without any Internet. However, the index at http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/7.1.0/i386/iso-cd/ only lists the first 8 CDs while the MD5SUMS file has hashes for over 70 ISO images. So where are the rest of the ISOs? Is there an alternative site to FTP these?

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You usually need only the first CDs/DVDs for a desktop install; the last ISOs only have the oddball package that very seldom is needed. – Renan Jun 28 '13 at 1:26
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From the Debian CD FAQ:

Some Images are missing! Only the first n images are available! Where is the rest?

We don't store/serve the full set of ISO images for all architectures, to reduce the amount of space taken up on the mirrors. You can use the jigdo tool to recreate the missing ISO images instead.

Don't feel bad about not finding the FAQ. I had to hop on IRC and ask the dpkg bot.

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Thanks! Guess I'll go learn how to use jigdo. – Code-Guru Jun 28 '13 at 22:41

If you go to this URL on the Debian website, http://www.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/, you'll find what you're looking for. The links to the various architectures are available towards the bottom of the page.

Here' are the main 2 you're probably looking for:

The above page is also available from the Debian page. In general it's best to use bittorrent or jigdo to download these large ISOs.

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Both those links are similar to the one I gave in my Q. Not all of the images are included for dl. – Code-Guru Jun 28 '13 at 22:40
@MonadNewb - yes and if you read the entire answer I also suggested to use bittorrent or jigdo. Those are the best options for downloading the images. – slm Jun 28 '13 at 22:49

You can find all .iso images for all architectures here.

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Did I mention that this computer is not connected to the Internet? I am looking for the all the ISOs for the distribution, not just the net-install one. – Code-Guru Jun 28 '13 at 22:39

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