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Etch (aka 4.0)

About Debian

The Linux distribution with the strongest emphasis on "free software".

How this image was built

The packages are installed by booting UML with the installation ramdisk and the ISO image as a virtual disk.

The Disk Images

These images are on ext3 filesystems and use 1GB of disk space when uncompressed.


download-link root_fs (~50MB) MD5 SHA
Boot test log


download-link root_fs (~80MB) MD5 SHA
Boot test log

(last updated on the 2011-04-29)

Keeping it up to date

Debian's apt-get tool is used to keep a system up to date:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

Note: the mirror specified in the image has been chosen because of its proximity to our servers, please ensure that you use an appropriate mirror (modify /etc/apt-get/).