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Will Debian 6 be Easier to Install?

Nov 23, 2010, 07:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier)

"A new Debian release is coming… someday. One of the key components of the Debian 6.0 release, also known as "Squeeze," is the Debian Installer, which entered beta at the end of October. Debian's installer has improved, but still needs a bit of work before it can be considered user-friendly.

"Long before there was an Ubuntu, or even a Stormix, I was a devout Slackware user and kept hearing wonderful things about Debian. But almost every person I talked to cautioned that the installation was painful. As it turns out, it wasn't that bad — at least, I didn't find it any harder to install than Slackware and I was quickly sold on APT."

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