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Debian "lenny" released

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I've just installed it under VMWare using the minimal businesscard CD- just the core debs with no GUI. Everything worked fine.

I then added LXDE, which brought with it some oddities (e.g. GDM and Iceweasel), but it's really working great. Thumbs up from me.

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Was it easy / straightforward? I thought I'd have a quick look at the upgrade instructions but there was so much in there and so much which I didn't understand, I haven't upgraded my Etch yet. I was thinking it might be easier / less painful to just do a minimal install from CD (which was how I installed etch) rather than try to upgrade... :unsure:

 

aptitude update

aptitude upgrade (get etch 100% updated)

edit /etc/apt/sources.list (find and replace etch with lenny)

aptitude update

aptitude install aptitude dpkg (get the new lenny versions after editing sources.list)

aptitude full-upgrade

 

done (after a while :) )

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I haven't got round to upgrading my Etch installation yet, but I've had some chance to play with the live version of Lenny.

You can read my review of it here if you're interested! :)

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I've had problems with a HP DL server that meant I had no networking with Debian 5 (lenny) - neither of the two broadcomm tg3 ports worked or the 2 x dual port Intel cards installed in it. Ubuntu Server worked fine, so can only assume something with Debian and the 2.6.26 kernel is to blame. Gentoo 2008.0 with a 2.6.24 kernel worked fine (install cd) as well as 2.6.27 kernel under Ubuntu server.

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