[wellylug] Thining about trying Debian again...

Chris Hodgetts chris at archnetnz.com
Sun May 2 20:55:28 NZST 2004


Thank you for that!!!!!!!

I was going to get it from ftp.debian.org , but was looking around for
an NZ mirror :)

I only had the 30meg version for the Install-fest.

Have to say , this new installer is VERY NICE!  The disk partitioner is
sooooooo much better, and makes life so much easier!



On Sun, 2004-05-02 at 20:47, Simon Blake wrote:
> On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 02:03:40PM +1200, Cameron Hart said:
> > > Can't speak for KDE, but Gnome is all 2.4. XF86 is (finally!) up to 4.3.x
> > > as well.
> > 
> > I run KDE and love it. It's at 3.1.2
> > 
> > >
> > > Testing has been good for me, am running it in quite a few places now.
> > >
> > 
> > It's been brilliant for me too. Easy to install, and upgrade existing 
> > packages. And theres a new zealand mirror for testing too, ftp.nz.debian.org
> > which resolves to ftp.citylink.co.nz
> 
> If you're planning on testing, then you might want to install direct
> from the sarge test ISO's, rather than bf24'ing from the stable ISO and
> upgrading.  I've just stuck the beta 4 i386 sarge installer up on the
> Citylink FTP server:
> 
> http://ftp.citylink.co.nz/sarge-i386-netinst.iso
> 
> There's more bumpf at:
> 
> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
> 
> I've been using beta 2 of DI for a few machines, it has some wiggyness 
> (network sometimes didn't get configured, and the disk partitioner is a 
> little counterintuitive to my old eyes), but it's a bit step forwards in 
> usability.  Haven't tried beta 4 yet.
> 
> Cheers
> Si
> 
>  
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> > Cameron
> > 
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