- Debian. Installing Debian via the Internet. This method of installing Debian requires a functioning Internet connection during installation.
640x480, and I'm not sure how one is supposed to change this. This is not a great way to start off with a new operating system.
- Learn about Debian releases. The release codenames come from the movie Toy Story.
- See the Debian sid FAQ.
- Debian Wiki on DebianUnstable, and how to install sid.
- Upgrade to testing first, and then upgrade again to unstable. Don't try to go directly to unstable, although it sometimes does work.
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
- In previous releases,
aptitudewas recommended for this purpose, but recent versions of
apt-getprovide equivalent functionality and also have shown to more consistently give the desired upgrade results. (See release notes).