Linked by Clinton De Young on Sun 27th Oct 2002 18:15 UTC
Debian and its clones After reading many of the posts regarding the recent OSNews story, "An Unbiased Review of Debian 3.0", I thought this article may be useful to those who would like to try Debian, but are a little intimidated by its installer. Several of the posts to the above mentioned story indicated that Debian's installer was a huge hurtle for many people, who would otherwise like to try it. I have found Debian to be the most useful flavor of Linux, so I wanted to write an easy, though somewhat long, walkthrough in the hopes of allowing a wider audience to experience first hand this stable and unique Linux distribution.
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by Kasper on Sun 27th Oct 2002 22:24 UTC

OK, I think I'll give it a whirl. I am also very excited about this Debian Desktop project that has been launched. It seems that when the Debian maintainers put their mind to something, they usually get it right (I will not deny that Debian stable is *rock solid* and great for server usage).