Originally Posted by tsunami_imcool
I'm having a hard time finding anything about bootstrap. Is it a program? or just a process..? or what? and whats the difference between that and debootstrap?
"bootstrap" is most commonly heard in connection with starting up a computer------the term "bootstrap loader" eventually became "bootloader".
Here's one link: http://packages.debian.org/stable/admin/debootstrap
I could suggest some other definitions, as in:
What's de bootstrap?
It's what you use to put on de boots.
If you want a more serious answer, give us some context---eg where you heard these terms.