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Martin F. Krafft Open Source Press / No Starch Press ISBN 3-937514-07-4 / 1-593270-69-0
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MIRROR variable incomplete (page 408)

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Reported on: 2006-07-30

In chapter 8. Advanced concepts on page 408:

In section 8.3.1, the $MIRROR variable set in the example is incomplete: it lacks the path to the /debian directory. The assignment should read:

# MIRROR=http://ftp.debian.org/debian

Regardless, you should still use apt-spy to determine a closer mirror!

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Linux User & Developer, February 2006, p. 93f.: The Debian System does a great job in sticking very closely to a tight remit, and only covering generic areas such as networking and security where the Debian way impacts on configuration.

 
 

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