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 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.
 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
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