On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 08:03:15PM -0000, John Kelly wrote:
> > The ACTUAL latest version is the unstable 'potato' version (2.2), which is
> > currently being finalised before release. There aren't any CD images for
> > this, and updates for packages come out every day, so it's not really an
> > option yet for home use... they were talking about something like a late
> > February release, and the CD images for this will be out soon after. If
> > you're interested in a fresh face for your machine, I really would
> > recommend going for the new version.
>> Oh but there are..
>ftp://ceu.fi.udc.es/linux_software/cd-images/debian/potato/> albeit slightly older images (20th December '99), but images nonetheless.
> Anyone with a decent connection wanna burn me up a copy of the first two
> images? (which I _assume_ are Binary 1 and 2, rather than Binary 1 and
> Source 1). I'd be much obliged.
Oops - well no OFFICIAL ones :) Those images should do fine though -
except to bear in mind that there are still large problems with the 2.2
boot disks (recent boot disks created installs with large security
problems), so that you may have to install from the 2.1 boot disks
I haven't installed Debian from CD before, but I've installed potato from
the net, and it needed /etc/apt/sources.list altered to point to the
unstable distro after the base system was installed, followed by an
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
Gary Coady - gary at netsoc.tcd.ie - http://www.netsoc.tcd.ie/~gary/
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really quite busy.
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