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Re: Getting (really) Started

Op 25-03-2008 om 22:13 schreef Ravi Chemudugunta:
> Hi Folks,
> I have had a lot of trouble just even getting started, my efforts have
> so far been unsucessful, and I am hoping that posting here, someone
> will be able to tell me what I am doing wrong.  I have access to a
> Ubuntu Gutsy Machine; so I strapped Debian Etch, mounted the proc file
> system, bind mounted the dev filesystem and chrooted into the system.
> apt-get install emdebian-tools
> package not found, hmm ... so I checked the /etc/apt/sources.list, it
> looked ok - I added the US mirror just to be on the safe side, tried
> again! it didn't work ...

I don't known what you mean with "strapped",
but I think you are looking for 'debootstrap'
 ( http://packages.debian.org/etch/debootstrap )

According http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy/admin/debootstrap
also available for Ubuntu.

I hope this helps
Geert Stappers

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