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From: Michael Dorrington
Subject: [Fsuk-manchester] [Fwd: Debian 6.0 "Squeeze": Call for Upgrade and Installation tests]
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 23:00:48 +0000
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The Debian Bug Squashing Party prompted people to ask me how they could
help out with the upcoming Debian release given that they thought the
BSP was a bit too much for them. Well, you can help test the installer
(or upgrading). Details below, which include links to everything you
should need.


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Subject: Debian 6.0 "Squeeze": Call for Upgrade and Installation tests
Resent-Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 11:18:05 +0000 (UTC)
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Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:17:18 +0100
From: Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <address@hidden>
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The Debian Project
Debian 6.0 "Squeeze": Call for Upgrade and Installation tests
November 16th, 2010

Debian 6.0 "Squeeze": Call for Upgrade and Installation tests

The Debian project is proud to announce, that its upcoming release
Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" has entered the final phase of its development
cycle and is nearly in its final form. We now seek the help of our users
to find the remaining bugs related to upgrades from the previous stable
release as well as bugs related to the installation of fresh systems.

If you plan to install a fresh Debian system in the near future, please
consider installing Debian "Squeeze" with the debian-installer available
at http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/ [1]. There is also a list
of known errata [2] available, as well as a detailed installation manual
[3]. As usual problems should be reported as an installation report [4].

  1: http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
  2: http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata
  3: http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/installmanual
  4: http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/ch05s04.html#submit-bug

Upgrade tests from Debian 5.0 "Lenny" to the current Debian testing
branch are also welcome. Please see the current release notes [5] about
known problems and their workarounds. Please take special care about
chapter "Recording the session" [6], which explains how you can log the
output of the various commands during the upgrade process, in case you
encounter a problem and would like to report it. If you encounter any
problems, please report it as a bug against the upgrade-reports package.

  5: http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/releasenotes

More experiences user can help by triaging bugs for virtual
upgrade-reports [7] and installlation-reports [8] packages or by propose
texts for problems, which should be documented in the release-notes [9].

  7: http://bugs.debian.org/upgrade-reports
  8: http://bugs.debian.org/installation-reports
  9: http://bugs.debian.org/release-notes

About Debian

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free, community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of
the largest and most influential open source projects. Over three
thousand volunteers from all over the world work together to create and
maintain Debian software. Translated into over 30 languages, and
supporting a huge range of computer types, Debian calls itself the
"universal operating system".

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