Quantian is more fully described on this page.
This directory at the University of Washington hosts the iso images for Quantian. Mirrors of this page are available at
Moreover, BitTorrent downloads are available at EpiGenomics (in Germany) and at T. Boegenielsen's site (in Denmark). Quantian ISO images can be downloaded 'over the web' with a browser or command-line client as well as via anonymous rsync, e.g.
rsync www.analytics.washington.edu::quantian/Quantian_0.3.iso .
(NB the the final "." is critical) retrieves version 0.3 from the U Washington server. .
Also note that the releases numbered 0.4, 0.5, ... tend to be
Since the 0.5.9.* release series was started, primary releases are larger than the 700mb cdrom size. However, these images are both suitable for dvd burning. Alternatively, as outlined on several HOWTO pages on the Quantian site, they can also be booted by cdrom, lilo or other means. Lastly, Marco Caliari has contributed a cdrom-size version of Quantian 0.5.9.2, as well as a smaller size bootable image suitable for booting off a cdrom and pointing to the iso on disk (see the winboot HOWTO for details on that method).