Re: Installing Debian Unstable From Scratch
I will try that in a minute.
On Wednesday 28 January 2004 17:35, Sebastiaan wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Chavdar Videff wrote:
> > Ok
> > This was asked maybe a thousand times.
> > and I've read it again and again.
> > and didn't take notes.
> > Now that I need it I don't have time to look through the list archives.
> > I am apologizing for taking your time, but would anyone not so busy with
> > more important things help me through the steps for setting up Debian
> > Unstable
> > >From Scratch.
> > What I did so far was use the rescue and root floppies from Debian Woody
> > in order to boot and setup base system.
> > Right now I got stuck in configuring apt-get to use unstable.
> > What should I do to tell apt-get to use the Unstable from the site
> > ftp.au.debian.org for example?
> > Thank you in advance
> > Next time I will not delete messages that I may need at some point.
> > Regards
> > Chavdar Videff
> pretty simple. Your start is good :). Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and
> replace woody or testing to sarge or unstable, or better, add an unstable
> line to it, like:
> deb ftp://ftp.nl.uu.net/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> deb ftp://ftp.nl.uu.net/debian testing main contrib non-free
> deb ftp://ftp.nl.uu.net/debian stable main contrib non-free
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib
> non-free deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US testing/non-US main
> contrib non-free deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US stable/non-US
> main contrib non-free
> with ftp.nl.uu.net your favorite and closest debian mirror.
> Then run apt-get update to refresh the lists and apt-get dist-upgrade to
> upgrade to unstable. Then continu installing packages.
> English written by Dutch people is easily recognized by the improper use of
> 'In principle ...'
> The software box said 'Requires Windows 95 or better', so I installed
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