Thanks! was Re: Installing Etch
On Monday 28 March 2011 16:20:18 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> Note that Etch has a number of known, unpatched security vulnerabilities
> and receives no real support from the Debian project. Moving to Lenny
> should be made a priority; any time spend working with Etch should be (at
> least) matched with the same amount of time pursuing an upgrade to Lenny.
Thanks for the warning, Boyd. But this is for an assessment question in a
course I am doing, not for a machine in use. The questions centre on X and
Etch, and given how much methods of dealing with X have changed between Etch
and Squeeze, I thought that it might be nice to do at least some of it on
the "right" version.
Then I got pig-headed when I was failing. I can be quite stubborn about not
Using the DVDs would presumably also work.
Thanks all of you for all the help.