[svlug] Re: Debian (Karsten M. Self)
Karsten M. Self
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Wed Apr 18 17:49:02 PDT 2001
on Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 05:07:14PM -0700, Roland Krause (rokrau at yahoo.com) wrote:
> thanks very much for your kind offer. I will be glad to take you up on
> Karsten M. (Him)Self implied that:
> > on Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 10:23:29AM -0700, Roland Krause
> > Yep. Refer to Self.
> > There are several Debian folk who tend to attend IFs, as well as
> > installation sources. I'll try to be there. This will be at the
> > Oakland Convention Center, see http://www.linuxmafia.com/bale/ for
> > info.
> So this is not at the "Computer Literacy" bookshop, next Saturday then?
> The linuxmafia site is dead (the guys seem to have been colocated to
> the ground of the bay by "Billie the Gate"'s hitmen).
> Please let me know.
Installfests vary in location. The Computer Literacy site is a
standard, the Robert Austen computer show locations are periodic,
sometimes Oakland, sometimes the SF Cow Palace.
LinuxMafia was hosted by NorthPoint, a recently fallen ISP. Efforts are
being made to resurrect it under a different DSL provider, not sure what
current status is. It's not responding for me either.
> > A general philosophy of Debian installs is:
> > - Start with stable. Don't move to testing/unstable until you're
> > comfortable with this base system *and* you feel that the risks
> > of
> > unstable (periodic fuxnoring of your system -- rare, but
> > possible) are acceptable and suitable for your needs.
> > - Install a minimal system.
> > - Add only the packages you need.
> > - Incrementally add additional packages to your system over time.
> That's exactly what I was hoping for.
You've got the basics. Need to figure out when the next Installfest is.
I'm likely in SoCal this weekend.
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal
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