GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams
Dell OptiPlex 740 (Kyral)
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r2 was installed from CD-ROM (15 December 2000) and immediately upgraded to unstable. This is a desktop machine with an external modem for network connection and acts as the Internet gateway for a small network.
Mint is a dual boot machine with the first partition as NTFS (C: Drive). The second partition (originally a D: Drive) was deleted during the Debian install and partitioned as:
Partition 8.5GB as linux ext2 /dev/hda2 Partition 200MB as linux swap /dev/hda3