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Old 03-06-2007, 01:37 AM   #1
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That is one small step for <> man one giant leap into debian

The time has come. I have started to install Debian Linux on my old laptop.

I have gotten this iso file and expanded it to a CD which I have moved to the laptop.

From what I have read so far from the installation guide, the next thing for me to do is to boot off of the CD drive.

The only thing I am wondering right now is this. Since this is an installation using just once CD (I double checked the readme file, and it is), does this mean that I am required to be on the internet when I install this version of Debian?
Old 03-06-2007, 01:41 AM   #2
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No. That should get you up and running with xfce, but you'll probably want an internet connection soon to install specific programs not included on CD1


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