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Old 12-22-2004, 05:44 PM   #1
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Debian CD's

Hey i was thinking about trying debian and i see they have like 6 or 7 cd's. Do you really need all of those. which ones do i actually need to install it. Also if anyone out there has tried gentoo and Debian do you have a favorite?
Old 12-22-2004, 05:57 PM   #2
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You can install a desktop system from the 1st 3 discs then use apt-get to add any extra packages you require.

Old 12-23-2004, 12:29 AM   #3
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Personally, I'd sugest the debian testing netinstall CD with the new debian installer


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