free-bees.co.uk: Installing Debian Sarge
Oct 10, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Mike for this link.
"Debian is one of the most common Linux distributions in the
world. With a possible total of fourteen CDs, it is also one of the
biggest. As you may have gathered from the fact that this guide
exists, Debian is not the easiest Linux distribution. However,
anybody that is relatively competent with computers should be able
to use Debian (after all, I am!), and this guide is here to help
you get started.
"When you go onto the Debian website, you will find three
possible versions you can install. At any point, there are three
main choices: stable, testing and unstable. Stable is regularly
released, with the packages staying the same throughout that
particular release, apart from security updates. This is best if
you want the versions of packages to be consistent and,
unsurprisingly, if you want absolute stability. The current version
is 3.1, otherwise known as Sarge..."