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Old 08-30-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
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Debian on my laptop

I'd like to bore everyone with my unexciting news about installing debian woody on my lap top!

26 floppy disks (well 2 used over and over) and I got the base system installed. Then I had to learn how to connect to the internet via a serial lead to my desktop Debian computer, I got the hang of masquerading and it worked first time! I know more about the 'route' command than I ever though I'd want to know.

It took a while to download all the things I need to use on it but it is just finishing off now with the last few bits and bobs.
Old 08-30-2004, 02:49 PM   #2
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Very cool and well done. If you have the time (and inclination) have you considered documenting all you went through and creating a Linux Tutorial? I think that the method you used is awkward enough to be of help to others.
Old 08-31-2004, 09:58 AM   #3
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Well, if it might be of use to others I'll give it a go. It's good to help out the community as they have helped me a few times.


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