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 jan on Wed 30th Oct 2002 01:02 UTC

Thank you for a very clear presentation.As a complete newbie I have found that there is a tremendous amount of HOWTOs,etc, available, but the majority are either very old (and some are not dated, so It takes a while before one realizes that it is old),(and Linux changes so fast) or are cryptic;i.e written by programmers for programmers.
I feel that a cd burner is now an essential part of a computer, and would like to see this added.