After I added the link to the Debian Wiki, someone else wrote: Oct 5, Posts: So you avoid downtime, something critical for server systems. This feature is only available to subscribers. KDE was introduced and Debian was ported to the following architectures: Strip to 32 bit base system Strip down the current selection of installed packages on the current 32 bit system to the base system of essential packages only. Read this guide through in its entirety before starting, and keep plenty of tested backups to hand.

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This was the first Debian release with a code name.

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Backup your system Take a full system backup. It mostly worked great for me. It also lines out how to make your server more secure and comes with a troubleshooting section at the end.

debian squeeze 6.0.7

Your comments are welcomed! And because I’m using grub, and I want to be sure everything is going to work.

The default Linux kernel included was deblobbed beginning with this release. Squeeze was the first release of Debian in which non-free firmware components aka “binary blobs” were excluded from the “main” repository as a matter of policy. Improvements in the installation process allowed visually impaired people to install the system using software speech for the first time.


Backups Backup everything before starting this process. A transition from the a. Debian’s unstable trunk is named after Sida character who regularly destroyed his toys. Now reboot with the newly installed 64 bit amd64 kernel before continuing. No release date has been set yet.

debian squeeze 6.0.7

We firstly demonstrate an upgrade from 6. This site actively encourages commenting on any post. Now upgrade from Squeeze to Wheezy as we need to have the new Debian 7 release in order to change the architecture i.

If any i packages remain at this point, go back over the previous steps, or remove them using dpkguntil they are all gone. What is your take on that? Firstly prepare the files to cross-grade aptbut do not install.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.7 released

But, if your system is not that critical, or if you have somehow a “clean” system. That should be the default Gnome disk. Then I found the correct i version was in fact there, installed it and carried on. My desktop was originally installed as Woody circa and has been upgraded through each new Debian release on multiple generations of hardware to Wheezy.


At least that’s what I just read when I Googled it. This release was fully ELF, used Linux kernel 2. No, create an account now.

Upgrade Debian Squeeze to Wheezy

Under normal circumstances you do not have to re-setup the system. This removed quite a few awkward steps. Squeeze received Long-Term-Support until Now it is archived, and no longer receives security sqheeze. Most computers these days are bit capable but you can always use the i image found here: The correct for me in the step 6 was: Here is what I’ve already have installed.

You start with a 32 bit system that can run 64 bit programs, and finish with a 64 bit system that can run 32 bit programs.

With Wichert Akkerman as Project Leader, this release consisted of about packages and required 2 CDs in the official set.