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Distribution: Mac OS X Leopard 10.6.2, Windows 2003 Server/Vista/7/XP/2000/NT/98, Ubuntux64, CentOS4.8/5.4
Where do I get Debian "unstable"?
Can someone give me some links on where to download the recent Debian Unstable release? I went to Debian.org, but they did not provide direct links to download the unstable version. I went to "Getting Debian"-->Downloading Images of Debian-->Download a minimal Boot CD image--> BAM! no unstable version for download.
I've never used Debian before, but a new coworker insists that he have Debian Linux installed on his workstation. He wouldn't settle for Mandriva, SuSE, or Ubuntu/Kubuntu. So now I'm stuck learning this new distro, which I honestly don't want to learn.
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Distribution: Siduction, the only way to do Debian Unstable
You should have unstable in your /etc/apt/source.list file already,just uncomment them and comment out experimental,stable,and testing.
do an aptitude dist-upgrade or (apt-get dist-upgrade) afterwards.
Knoppix is a mixed system
Kanotix is unstable
mepis is testing
Unbuntu is.......not of this earth
If your co worker wants Debian don't bother him with Knoppix or whatever. Just install Sarge (stable) or perhaps Etch (testing) and let him handle it from there. He probably knows best how he wants his workstation since he's a Debian user already.
Can't see why he would want an unstable version on his daily working desktop. Even though Sid isn't really that unstable it does have it's moments. For a working desktop testing is as far as I would go.
Well I added those source lists to my sources.list.
It then started download or reading some packages.
I then chose to install a basic Desktop environment but it failed. It said something about errors in the packaging or something like that.
This is already frustrating me!
What should I do?? I tried googling up some other unstable debian sources but I'm confused because not all these sources have the same packages. What's going on?