The Perfect Desktop - Debian Etch (Debian 4.0) - Page 3
3 Update The System
First we have to make sure that all packages on our new Debian system are up-to-date. To do this, we open a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal):
In the terminal, we run
to become root. Afterwards, we run the following two commands:
Afterwards, the system should be up-to-date.
4 Inventory Of What We Have So Far
Now lets browse all menus under Applications to see which of our needed applications are already installed:
You should find the following situation ([x] marks an application that is already installed, where [ ] is an application that is missing):
Sound & Video:
So some applications are already on the system...