Re: need sarge
On Monday 04 August 2008 21:06, Mark Allums wrote:
> Vwaju wrote:
> > Thanks, Robert!
> > I downloaded Contents-i386.gz from http://ftp.debian.org/dists/sarge/.
> > As I understand it, this is not an archive, but a single compressed
> > file. I gunzipped it, which yields an 111MB file.
> > I am not sure what I have now. If this is sarge, how do I install it?
> > Dan --
> > Linux System Administration (O'reilly) is a cookbook how-to for
> > teaching Linux networking by builiding an internet server. It was
> > written when sarge was the current version of Debian. Unfortunately,
> > because of many changes between sarge and etch, the book seems to be
> > just about useless unless your running sarge. ( Unless, of course, you
> > already know how to build a Linux network server, but then why would
> > you do the project at all?)
> Do I need to say it? Get a better book! :) Seriously, anything very
> out-of-date will teach you some bad habits. Security stuff, in
> particular. Amazon lists used books, try them. Or, if you boycott
> Amazon for good and sufficient reasons, try http://www.nerdbooks.com/ .
I repeat the above. Don't use "old" software in this regard.
> Mark Allums
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