Re: Potato on laptops
> At 02:49 PM 12/17/1999 -0800, Drew Parsons wrote:
> >Did you try wvdial? I found that that worked for me while pppd was
> Just tried... and got some progress !
> The modem is dialing. And it goes online, but comes
> a message:
> 'Don't know what to do'
> 'Starting pppd and hoping for the best'
> Then I try to open Netscape and nothing.
> Do Ihave to add something in wvconfig ?
> >Have you set up apt? You have to enter the address of the ftp server you
> >By the way
> > apt-get dist-upgrade
> >will upgrade from slink to potato.
> Yes. I have already apt.
> /But of course untill I can't get online from Linux I can't do that.
Actually, you could use MSwin to download raw debs that you want into
a section of your MSwin space, mount them under linux as type vfat,
and use a file: URL in /etc/apt/sources.list
What I'm not quite clear on is how it gathers its package info, but I'm
sure someone else here will comment on that. As a side thought, is anyone
cutting potato CDs? If not, I see a market for it. Debian Under Construction.
Make the djinni bottle yellow with the black diamond on it. Or something.
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