We will download a compressed ISO image of TeX Live 2010 with a size of about 1.2 gigabytes. After extraction, we can choose to burn it on DVD or to extract it to our hard disk drive and run the installation from there:
texlive2010.xz. If possible, use a download manager, especially if your Internet connection is not stable.
texlive2010.xzand you will get the file
texlive2010.iso. If your archiving program doesn't support the
.xzfile format, obtain, for instance, the program 7-Zip version 9 or later from http://7zip.org and use it for extraction.