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Re: Hello there! Davy Jones here from the Sunny Okanagan, Kelowna BC, Canada. Could I possibly...

Noted, I apologize for the confusion.

On Fri 25 Oct 2013 04:13:47 AM PDT, Philip Hands wrote:
> Frank leTanque <get@tanque.pro> writes:
>> Hey Davy, why not just download it here?
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop
> Given that he's asking for a Debian CD, why are you pointing him at
> Ubuntu?
> Davy,
>   If you go to the main web page for Debian:
>     http://www.debian.org/
>   you'll notice a green box in the top-right corner of the page:
>     +---------------------------------------+
>     | |  Download Debian 7.2                |
>     | V  (32/64-bit PC Network installer)   |
>     +---------------------------------------+
>   if you click that, it'll allow you to download a small image that is
>   enough to boot the installer on a machine.  The machine you're
>   installing needs to be able to get to the Internet, as the installer
>   then needs to download all the software you want to have installed
>   after that.
>   The image works for both 32 and 64 bit Intel/AMD machines, and will
>   boot if you burn it onto a blank CD or DVD, or you can copy it onto a
>   USB stick and it will make it bootable (that's by overwriting the
>   contents of the stick, rather than by copying the file into a
>   directory on the stick).
>   The installation manual goes into the details:
>     http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/installmanual
>   You could instead try a live CD, although I'm not sure which to
>   recommend.  Grml is good for sysadmin work, and is pure Debian.
>   Knoppix is great if you want a fully configured desktop, but I think
>   includes some bits that are not in Debian.  There is a debian-live CD,
>   but the one that fits on a CD is a bit useless, so you probably need
>   the larger image, with gnome on it, which is fin if you wanted to burn
>   it on DVD boot a VM.
>   Hope that helps.
> Cheers, Phil.

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