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From: Francesca Ciceri <madamezou@debian.org>
Date: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 2:24 AM
Subject: Help the Debian Installer team: test the new version of the installer!
To: debian-news@lists.debian.org

The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Help the Debian Installer team: test the new version of the installer!
August 10th, 2012               http://www.debian.org/News/2012/20120810

The Debian Installer team announced the first beta release of the
installer for Debian 7.0 "Wheezy". This new release includes various
improvements in different areas, like booting, Linux kernel, APT, low
memory installs, and networking. It also uses the new official theme
"Joy". The installer supports 73 languages, of which 56 are fully
translated. All the changes are listed in the Debian Installer team's
announcement [1] to the Debian community.

   1 : http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/News/2012/20120804

The team asks Debian users to help in testing and improving this new
version of the installer: while there are some known issues [2] with
the installer that do not need to be reported, it is very important to
try the installer in order to find all possible bugs before the

   2 : http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata

Problems should be reported as an installation report [3]. More
experienced user can help by triaging bugs for upgrade-reports [4] and
installation-reports [5] pseudopackages or by proposing texts for
problems, which should be documented in the release-notes [6].
Installer CDs, other media and everything else you will need to install
Debian on one of the thirteen architectures supported, are available at
the web site [7].

   3 : http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/ch05s04.html#submit-bug
   4 : http://bugs.debian.org/upgrade-reports
   5 : http://bugs.debian.org/installation-reports
   6 : http://bugs.debian.org/release-notes
   7 : http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/

About Debian

The Debian Project was founded in 1993 by Ian Murdock to be a truly
free community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of
the largest and most influential open source projects. Thousands of
volunteers from all over the world work together to create and maintain
Debian software. Available in 70 languages, and supporting a huge range
of computer types, Debian calls itself the "universal operating

Contact Information

For further information, please visit the Debian web pages at
http://www.debian.org/ [8] or send mail to <press@debian.org>.

   8 : http://www.debian.org/

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