Re: Debian Sid first time user
Rodolfo Medina <email@example.com>:
>> > > Now for particular needs I want to try to use Sid with a > =
>> > > 2.6.25-2-686 kernel.
>> > >
>> > > Please can anybody indicate how to fetch and install a Debian Sid
>> > > distribution and how to manage it after installation (packages and so
>> > > on)?
Tuesday 05 August 2008, Javier Barroso wrote :
>> Rodolfo, Sid hasn't got a installer, you have to install lenny / etch
>> and then upgrade / full-upgrade to sid changing /etc/apt/sources.list
>> as people said.
Thomas Preud'homme <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> you can install a Debian with a business card and then you have
> the choice in the release you want to grab (stable, testing or
Thanks. But in Debian internet site I only found stable and testing business
card images, not sid ones. E.g.:
. There's nothing like:
. So, after downloading and installing the testing business card iso image, I
suppose I have to do `apt-get update' and `apt-get dist-upgrade' as well, to
pass from testing to sid?
Besides, I read that a business card image does not include any packages; but
on the other hand I need the ppp package to download the rest: is ppp included
in a business card image?
Besides: what are, in general with a Debian upgrade, the proper commands?
`apt-get update' and `apt-get dist-upgrade' or instead full-upgrade or
Excuse so many questions.