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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Thank You!
by Random Person on Mon 28th Oct 2002 06:02 UTC

Thank you for writing this great summary. It is signifigantly better than the one on the debian site. The only problem I had was that the driver for my net card (CNET PRO2000) isn't in the standard kernel. I had to go in and add it (You need the Davicom network driver). But other than that everything went smoothly! Thanks!!!!