Protesilaos Stavrou
Philosopher. Polymath.

Prior notice to using PDFD

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The purpose of Prot’s Dots For Debian (PDFD) is to guide you through the process of replicating my custom desktop session on Debian 10 ‘buster’. As Debian’s upcoming stable release is not out yet, this book is only meant for early adopters or volunteers who know how to set up Debian 10 prior to its release.

I have tried every step in this guide on real hardware, my Lenovo ThinkPad X220. The initial installation was done on Saturday 12 January 2019 using the latest netinstall iso for Debian 9 ‘stretch’ and retried on 2019-04-17 using the same method.

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