A more complete list of Linux FTP sites is in the Linux INFO-SHEET, which can always be found at http://sunsite.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/INFO-SHEET.html The most important sites are listed here; please see the INFO-SHEET for a site nearer to you (there are many mirrors).
textual name numeric addr Linux directory ======================= ============== =============== tsx-11.mit.edu 126.96.36.199 /pub/linux sunsite.unc.edu 188.8.131.52 /pub/Linux ftp.kernel.org 184.108.40.206 /pub/linux
These sites are the main ``home'' sites for Linux where most uploads take place. There are many mirror sites; please use the closest (network-wise) site to you.
Linux is distributed on physical media, mainly CD-ROM, by several commercial vendors. Please read the distribution HOWTO, posted regularily to comp.os.linux.announce, and available at http://sunsite.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/Distribution-HOWTO.html
Linux is available over AFS by mounting the volume project.linux from sipb.mit.edu
Compu$erve has some Linux archives.
Sunsite offers ftp-mail service --- mail <email@example.com>.