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Re: basedebs.tgz

On approximately Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 05:50:41PM -0300, Rog?rio Brito wrote:
> On Aug 12 2001, Peter Leipold wrote:
> > I've found some mails written by developers that this file is not
> > available anymore, but I didn't find the solution how to install the
> > base system now???
> 	I think that the new way of installation is that the
> 	boot-floppies grab the deb packages that once composed the
> 	base system from a network repository as needed, but I must
> 	confess that this is not as handy as having one tar file,
> 	especially if you're doing things in-house.
> > Or can I do to install a stable system, and than upgrade the
> > packages giving the "testing" path into source.list when using
> > dselect?
> 	Yes, that's a possibility (and, I think, the way to go). BTW,
> 	I don't know how people can use dselect. I haven't used it for
> 	a long while, but when I did, it was one of the worst programs
> 	regarding Human-Computer Interface that I had used. Of course,
> 	it may have changed since then.
I must agree with you there.  I still remember the first time I 
installed debian.  I think I spent all day just sifting through the
enormous list of packages.  It was very discouraging.
> 	And apt-get is nice. :-)
Another big yes to that.  Once I found out how easy apt-get was, I 
reinstalled and simply apt-get installed everything I need.  Much
better that straing your eyes at dselect all day.
> 	[]s, Roger...
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