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Re: [vox-tech] anyone have debain woody installation cds?
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Re: [vox-tech] anyone have debain woody installation cds?

--- Gabriel Rosa <grosa@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> If you have broadband, or just a night to burn, i'd
> recommend downloading
> the instalation floppies from debian.org, and doing
> a net install.

I have DSL, and I have looked into doing a net install
but am kind of unclear as to how that would actually
work.  i've downloaded a minimal-cd (image) from
http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/debian-cd/ ...so when I
boot up with that cd does it just automatically 
detect my connection and download the rest of what
it needs from there?  I want to make sure that I 
don't have to be a linux guru to pull it off (not
quite there yet; still a newbie) and don't hose up
my machine in the process.

any tips you guys have are greatly appreciated.

p.s. I really do want to *buy* the cds to support
the movement... I am just totally strapped for cash
right now so next time I think I'll just buy 2
copies.  =D

> It's not difficult, not very large (if you put some
> thought into picking
> your packages), and will give you an up-to-date
> system.
> On that note, if this is for a desktop machine,
> Sarge/Sid might also
> be good candidates. I am running Sarge on my desktop
> and Sid on the laptop,
> both without any problems.
> Or just ignore me, and get woody cd's from lugod (or
> Rusty). :)
> -Gabe
> On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Jared Duncan wrote:
> > Hi-
> >
> > I was just wondering if anyone out there has
> > any installation cds for debian woody.  I am
> > looking to switch from red hat, and don't want
> > to have to order the cds which comes waiting
> > (and paying).  So if anyone has these cds that
> > I can borrow, please email me.  super sweet.
> >
> > thanks,
> > Jared
> >
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