Re: preparing for first installation - which User's Guide?
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On Thu, 15 Jul 1999, Drew Parsons wrote:
> I am preparing to make my first Linux installation. I have been studying
> fips and am now confident it will be able to cut my Windows partition down
> to size properly.
> I would have liked to install a stable version of potato (Debian 2.2), but
> the stable release seems to be delayed, so maybe it is better to stick with
> slink (Debian 2.1) for now, would you agree?
> Now, my real question is this: would you consider it advisable to get a
> copy of the Debian User's Guide or will the information on the web be
> sufficient (I realise the book itself is on the web)? The current
> "standard" one by Dale Scheetz dates from last October - quite "old". But
> the new one by Goerzen and Othman is not yet available. Will the new book
> replace and make the old one obselete? Is it worth waiting for the new
> In case anyone is interested, I will make the installation on my laptop, a
> Toshiba Satellite Pro 490CDT. I prefer unix to Windows, I've done a bit of
> assistant administration of a unix machine, so I'm hoping the Debian
> installation will go smoothly enough.
> So, I looking forward to hearing anyone's opinion concerning the User
> Drew Parsons
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