Re: Easy ways of configuring Debian
On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Shaya Potter wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Daniel Robbins wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Feb 1997, Alexander Gieg wrote:
> > > I think this is a great idea. LinuxConf makes the
> > > configuration far easy for beginners. Let's think about
> > > this...
> > I am a Linux beginner, and I find dselect confusing. If this will make
> > dselect less confusing, then it's a *great* idea! I'll check out their
> > web page to see what it's all about. The base Debian install (from
> > disks) was great, but it's going to take a while before I am comfortable
> > with dselect.
> This wont effect dselect, and right now I would say not to use it b/c it
> will wreck the future upgradability of your Debian system. I am working
> on a RFC for debian-devel to put in support for linuxconf or any future
> admin tool that comes around.
What do I use instead of dselect to install software? I have all these
.deb packages on my vfat partition that need installing. Thanks for the
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