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I just want to install the operating system and SSH printserver . I just burned the first DVD of the 8 avaible for the amd64 architecture. How many DVDs should i burn in order the operating system to install ? Note: Connection is slow as hell that is why i choose DVD solution

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I'd point you to the Debian CD FAQ, but the answer to your question is not up-to-date there! I don't know where to find the contents of the squeeze DVDs. – Gilles Feb 16 '11 at 20:57
What is an ssh printserver? – Tshepang Feb 17 '11 at 5:55
late response but i think i forgot a comma – GorillaApe Sep 19 '11 at 2:36
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Only the first is enough. It will even have at least one complete Desktop environment, GNOME. The way the content is organised is such that the most popular packages (according to popcon) are in the earlier discs.

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It's kind of funny that some distros number their CDs/DVDs and people are confused. Same thing happened for Fedora too :) – phunehehe Feb 17 '11 at 0:08

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