RE: Good books
You must run dselect. Same thing happened to me. Installation is a two
parter. Part two is dselect.
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> I'm a total newbie with linux. I downloaded Debian, and put it on my
> second hard drive, total capacity about 435 meg. I partitioned it to
> reserve 100 meg for dos, put about 10% of the remainder aside for swap,
> and the rest is for linux.
> This being kind of small, when I installed Debian, I just installed
> the Standard package, Dialup, and Small XWindows.
> The "man" command doens't appear to be active, and the /usr/doc files
> don't have a lot of information. Most of it seems to be changelog and
> copyright, so I'm thinking of deleting all of it.
> What sort of how-to books would be helpful? I'd like the equivalent
> of the old Understanding MSDOS and Supercharging MSDOS books, published
> by QUE, I think. I want to learn how to get a color screen at the root
> level, set up and optimize FSTAB, and ultimately, if I have enough with
> the system I've got, to install and use Netscape for UNIX and STAR Office.
> Frank Starr
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