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    Quickie for the day
    Posted on Wednesday, June 27 @ 10:59:07 BST

    there is an interesting newcomer for docs, Intros For newbies BY newbies.

    It has documents written by newbies, in (hopefully) newbie language.

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  • "Quickie for the day" | Login/Create Account | 6 comments

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    Re: Quickie for the day (Score: 1, Informative)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, June 27 @ 12:53:56 BST

    > It has documents written by newbies, in
    (hopefully) newbie language.

    If you feel some things could be better, please
    let us know
    , or join the team !


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    Re: Quickie for the day (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, June 27 @ 13:00:49 BST

    A great idea, I think.

    Newbies like me are going to be very interested in visit this URL 🙂

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    Re: Quickie for the day (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, June 27 @ 15:53:04 BST

    I'm also new to debian, and I think this is a very good idea!

    Now I have a question about apt-get:

    At home I do only have a slow internet connection. So I would like to download the packages from work to a zip-disk and install the packages at home.

    My question is: since we have Win98 at work, how do I know which packages depend on each other ? My idea is, to download the current list of packages, merge them with the list on my computer at home and then to look at the dependences.

    Then I can download the needed packages from work and install them at home. Can apt-get handle this ?

    Thank you very much for your help!



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    Re: Quickie for the day (Score: 1, Interesting)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, June 30 @ 12:36:56 BST

    Posted by Moulinneuf (Friday June 29 2001 @ 04:15AM MDT) [ Linux for Beginners ]

    Here are some interesting newcomer docs, Intros For newbies BY newbies. It has documents written by newbies, in (hopefully) newbie language.

    What's NewbieDoc all about?

    Last week, we were Debian newbies. We suffered terribly, changing a setting, installing a package, decoding a log file. An uphill battle, every step of the way.

    This week, we'll write down what we learned.

    Next week, a newbie's peace-of-mind will be saved because we wrote it down.

    What could be better than that?

    Join NewbieDoc, and - just maybe - together we'll make Debian/Linux a kinder, gentler platform.

    interesting Debian links found along the way :


    note: looks nice but I still prefer the mandrakesoft demo :

    Debian people have never heard of screenshots I guess? ...


    care to response in a civilised way ? on freezer-burn ?

    [ Reply ]

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