Re: Fw: Debian - Sarge
On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 12:33:12PM -0800, Jamie Dale wrote:
> Yet another evening wasted. Why can you people not make life a bit
Why can't you make your own life easier by downlading the last version
instead of an outdated one ?
> We do not all know linux inside out. We are not all experts
> with the linux prompt. Most of us are used to a GUI with a mouse and
> simple methods of installing packages.
That's good news, Debian is more and more user friendly with new
> There is no support other than this email address.
You should *really* read the website :
http://www.debian.org/ "Support" => http://www.debian.org/support
> And how many days will it even be before someone acknowledges this?
It's more a matter of dozen of minutes of hours, but it seems it depends
on the manner you check your incoming mails since you keep sending
messages on the list while we already answered you.
> --- On Thu, 4/12/08, Jamie Dale <email@example.com> wrote:
> > From: Jamie Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Fw: Debian - Sarge
> > To: email@example.com
> > Date: Thursday, 4 December, 2008, 8:13 PM
> > PLEASE HELP
> > I need these packages.
> > --- On Thu, 4/12/08, Jamie Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > From: Jamie Dale <email@example.com>
> > > Subject: Debian - Sarge
> > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > Date: Thursday, 4 December, 2008, 8:01 PM
> > > I've this evening downloaded Sarge from the debian website. I
> > > downloaded the network install which is what I need following an
> > > online guide to creating a DNS server.
> > >
> > > I've run it and got to the packages screen. It
> > > tries to update by both http and ftp and none of the mirrors
> > > seem to have the packages.
> > >
> > > So.. I have come back to the debian website to find them.
> > > The problem? Going back to the page for 3.1- Sarge and
> > > clicking the download CD link takes me to the page to
> > > download version 4 for i386.
> > >
> > > I want the packages for v3. Where has the page suddenly gone to
> > > that I downloaded the netinstaller from? - It has
> > > vanished and I've spent over an hour trying to get
> > > this working because suddenly the page has vanished with
> > > the links I needed.
> > >
> > > Please help - ASAP as today is my last day off work. I
> > > won't be able to work on this again for days.
> > >
> > > Thanks for having such a confusing site.