I paid twice for the download but I am having so many problems with the slowest download I ever experienced. How about 14kb/sec. At this rate, it can take over a day to complete it, if it completes it. It hung up on me twice and had to start all over again. Due to the slowness, I can see where it would hang up. If I can use Torrent, how do I go about to do that? If all else fails, how can I order a flash drive with the os on it? That would solve my problem. Where I live doesn't help either. I am off the beaten path relying on the slowest internet provider and there is nothing I can do. If you can please help me with this and like I said earlier, I would be happy to get a flash or USB drive with the os on it. Thank you very much.


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When you click "Download elementary OS" button on the download page, there is a magnet icon near the download button. Click on that icon to get the torrent magnet link and use your a torrent downloader like uTorrent to download it.

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  • Thanks for your answer. No, I did not know that was Torrent Magnet. I just checked my download and it is still coming along. Maybe, in a few hours it will be done. I am wondering if I can do the iso on DVD with the built in program on win 10? I just checked the download again and it shows it was interrupted. Now, I would have to start all over again but this time I will do the Torrent.
    – ezymel
    Feb 15, 2018 at 7:54
  • The preferred installation would be from a USB drive and using Rufus to create the USB drive within Windows. However, burning the image to a DVD may work as well. If going the route of using a DVD I believe you will want to used the slowest speed setting when writing to the DVD.
    – linux_tim
    Feb 15, 2018 at 15:00

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