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Re: Where is Debian going?

At 07:14 AM 07/10/02 -0700, Larry Smith wrote:
>Exactly where does one get the "testing" version?  By

My latest method has been for my laptop:

Burn this ISO:

Boot from the CD-ROM, answer basic questions, partition, enable my ethernet
card and do a network (http) install (I didn't install anything extra from
tasksel or dselect).

That took me less than 15 minutes a few days ago.  I have a DSL link.

Add woddy[1] to /etc/apt/sources.list

apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade

Install a few packages that I use on my laptop:
    # apt-get install ssh  (I want to use my big monitor and keyboard ASAP)
    # apt-get install apmd pcmcia-cs anacron toshset
    # apt-get install wireless-tools laptop-net
    # apt-get install mutt less lynx lsof traceroute dnsutils \
         ntp-simple ntpdate hdparm wget
    # apt-get install gcc gdb cvs make patch bzip2 manpages-dev \ 
         libxml2 libxml2-dev perl-doc perl-modules libwww-perl
    # apt-get install x-window-system icewm fluxbox eterm

Total time was about 30 or 40 minutes.  Not too bad.

[1] Actually, last time I went directly to sid, and also used X 4.2.

I find killing a few hours installing a few times is a good learning

Now, if I could only get pcmcia-cs to build with the 2.4.19-pre8 kernel I

Bill Moseley

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