The debian logo
Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the name GNU/Linux.
Debian GNU/Linux provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 15490 packages, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine.
You can download the CD/DVD ISO from those location above:
|DVD Distributions||2 Files ( debian-31r0a-i386-binary-1.iso and debian-31r0a-i386-binary-2.iso )||4.4Gb per file|
|CD-ROM Distributions||14 Files ( debian-31r0a-i386-binary-1.iso - this is the boot cd )||650Mb per file|
|Package Extension||.dpkg (Debian Package)|
|Latest Stable release||3.1_r0a - Sarge|
Note The only required CD to install is the boot cd, the 13 others files are package that can be fetch over the Internet
The 1st screen you should see after succeed into booting
Press return and boot your debian linux
Note: You can get more information and boot tips if you press the F1 key
After a successful install, your system starts for the 1st time without using the cd. During this process you can customize various aspect of the system such as user management…