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Re: HELP: Amiga 2000, Blizzard 2060---base system install fails! (fwd)

On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 07:17:06PM +0200, Christer Oldhoff wrote:
>   Original author: Christer Oldhoff
>   Written on: 10-May-02
> *** Beginning of forwarded message ***
> Hello everybody! 
> > I am trying the installation today from a FFS partition instead of a
> > SFS one.
> > I'll keep the list posted...
> > 
> I just wanted to let you know that at 16:20 CEST, I logged in as normal user
> on my successfully installed Debian Linux 3.0.22 (woody) system.
> It is still very basic: I now need to orient myself in the package jungle 
> and get a GUI (GNOME?) as fast as possible.

`aptitude` is nice for installing packages in the console.

> A question:
> Can I use packages from my potato CD-ROM disks with the woody distribution?

Yes, sometimes, but other times they will be so far out of sync with woody
that they won't install. Remember potato was first released 18 months or 
so ago. Only essential changes have been made since then. Get a woody CD
after it's released, if you can.

*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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