Re: need sarge
Ansgar Burchardt <email@example.com>:
> Vwaju <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 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?
> This file is used by apt. Normally there is no need to look at it
> You can get Debian Sarge from  (as I already said in ). Please
> remember that there are no security updates provided since end of
> March 2008 , and thus you should (at least) not offer services on a
> public network.
>  http://www.debian.org/releases/sarge/debian-installer/
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2008/08/msg00042.html
>  http://www.debian.org/releases/sarge/
For the archives:
install sarge # 
edit /etc/apt/sources.list to include etch # s/sarge/etch/g
# think before doing!
root> apt-get update && apt-get install aptitude && aptitude update \
&& aptitude upgrade && aptitude dist-upgrade && aptitude
install jackd rosegarden emacs gkrellm fluxbox ...
Make sure you're having fun. It's important.
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
(*) http://blinkynet.net/comp/uip5.html Linux Counter #80292
- - http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1855.html Please, don't Cc: me.