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LXer: Debian Etch: So Easy A Newbie Can Do It

Dec 18, 2006, 22:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"After getting a nudge from one of our DebCentral readers, I decided to give Debian another shot. You see, I haven't messed with Debian since Woody taught me I was just a wannabe geek. As for Etch, if you've installed *Ubuntu, you can install Debian Etch. In fact, Debian may have found a new home or two or three.

"Let's backtrack a couple of years, when I laughed my way through an article in one of the Linux mags, where the author suggested he would do a fresh install of Debian, and related that to the Lord of the Rings characters, who, having achieved their goals, were taken off into some sort of neverland. Inspired, I tried out Woody, only to find myself lost in Aptitude Hell. Back to SUSE, with my tail between my legs. Now, fast forward to the present, where Debian and I both have come a long way..."

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