How To Get Linux without FTP Access The easiest thing is probably to find a friend with FTP access. If
there is a Linux user's group near you, they may be able to help.
If you have a reasonably good email connection, you could try the
FTP-by-mail servers at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Linux is also available via traditional mail on CD-ROM. The file
ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO/Installation-HOWTO, and the
contain information on these distributions.