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Re: novice

Thank you for your reply

the 'Easy Guide' link is broken

Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 02, 1999 at 11:12:36AM +0200, Francesco Di Filippo wrote:
> > I don't found detailed info for install Hurd on my computer.
> Try
> www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-inst
> and follow the link to the easy guide to, too. You will have to pay some
> attention to partition names, but as you come from BSD, this will not be
> difficult for you.
> > I don't found the site for download 0.3 version too.
> There is none. We are working on it, and you can simply follow the current
> development. The packages are on
> ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-hurd-i386/
> > I don't have Linux (any distribuition) and I don't want install.
> > I use FreeBSD 2.2.8 or 3.2
> That's okay. You can do everything just as well from your BSD partition.
> Just make sure that you have a recent version of the ext2fsprogs.
> Because you don't have Debian GNU/Linux installed, you probably don't want
> to mess with dpkg. Just take the tar file from
> alpha.gnu.org/pub/gnu/hurd/contrib/marcus/gnu-19990505.tar.gz
> and install this following the instructions in the easy guide. Also fetch
> the "native-install" script from the **same directory** and replace the
> version in the tar file with it before rebooting.
> Thanks,
> Marcus
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