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My First Experiance with Debian Linux

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Today i got an software installation work on Debian Linux. The software i used to install on Linux servers (Fedora, RHEL, CentOS). But i never worked with Debian Linux.
As usual loged in with SSH
ps519:~# uname -a
Linux ps519 2.4.27-2-386 #1 Wed Aug 17 09:33:35 UTC 2005 i686 GNU/Linux
cat /etc/*release there was no files.
ps519:/etc# cat /etc/*release
cat: /etc/*release: No such file or directory
cat /proc/version says it is debian
ps519:/# cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.4.27-2-386 (
[email protected]) (gcc version 3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-13)) #1 Wed Aug 17 09:33:35 UTC 2005
The command used to install software on debian is apt-get
I have installed lynx to test it 🙂
ps519:/# apt-get install lynx
Reading Package Lists… Done
Building Dependency Tree… Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 1855kB of archives.
After unpacking 4690kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 stable/updates/main lynx 2.8.5-2sarge2 [1855kB]
Fetched 1855kB in 2s (781kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package lynx.
(Reading database … 27817 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking lynx (from …/lynx_2.8.5-2sarge2_i386.deb) …
Setting up lynx (2.8.5-2sarge2) …
Thats great my first software installation on Debian Linux.

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