moats at orcon.net.nz
Sun Feb 12 03:40:31 EST 2006
Hi Ned, all files will be on hdb, however you partition it, as your WinXP
drive is full.
I just selected everything, except manual package selection. If you install
a desktop system, you'll get the X server, whereas you'd just get a shell if
you install any other server-based platform. They're all [*] kind of
checkboxes anyway, and the whole thing here is taking up about 5.2 gb, I
Also, if you install the desktop system as well as other stuff, you can then
install gnopernicus, by logging into a shell and typing
apt-get install gnopernicus
and it'll retrieve it from the net. Good luck getting it working, I
couldn't, which I think is a pity, as I'd like to see what it's like.
Glad to be of assistance, hopefully!
I did an
on my system, which brought most of the components up-to-date. It did *not*
alter the base kernel, but replaced some modules, so if you do that, follow
their instructions and reboot immediately. Since doing that, I've noticed
disk writes are a lot quicker.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ned" <ngranic at cox.net>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: debian installation
> thanks a million! this is what i was looking for...
> i've got the hd, and cannot wait until Monday to pick up the barroed
> and then the music shall start!
> now tell me is it gonna make any difference when i install the debian as a
> dns server rather than a desctop system?
> one more question: which drive will be the root?
> oh, i'm looking forward to finishing the installation ...
> many thanks once more!
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