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Contents of the InstallDoc.txt file. This is an exact description of what has been done during installation of Debian Lenny in VMware.

Debian 5.0.0  -  public version
VMwareTools from WS 6.5.1 - 7.8.4-126130

CD1: debian-500-i386-CD-1.iso

VMware virtual machine settings:
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Host System Win2k sp4
Guest system other Linux 2.6
10 GB disc capacity split into files < 2 GB
96MB RAM
NAT connected at startup
cdrom pointed to iso file: debian-500-i386-CD-1.iso
everything else as default

Description of installation:
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graphical installation
English
USA
German keyboard

host name: debian  (default)
domain: localdomain  (default)
eastern timezone
guided partitioning: use entire disk
all files in one partition -> 279.63 MB swap  (default)
swap is SDA5

root password: root
user full name: user
user account name: user
user password: user

don't use any other CD
without network mirror  (non default)
don't send statistic info once a week  (default)

install  (default)
- Desktop environment
- Standard system

install GRUB boot loader to the master boot record  (default)
reboot
repoint cdrom in VMware to physical drive exactly in the booting moment
shutdown the system without logging in as user

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offline but NAT still connected
login as user
shutdown

restart
log in as user
login window
	allow root to log in
	auto login user after 12 sec
change screen resolution to 1024x768
disable screen saver
change all fonts to Dejavu 10
	did not need the increase to 12 after changing the screen resolution and rebooting
memory with VMware to 256MB
restart

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add general, multimedia and unofficial repositories to sources.list and comment CD out
# general packages for lenny
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian lenny main contrib non-free
deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian lenny main contrib non-free

# unofficial
deb http://ftp.debian-unofficial.org/debian lenny main contrib non-free restricted
deb-src http://ftp.debian-unofficial.org/debian lenny main contrib non-free restricted

# multimedia
deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org lenny main
deb-src http://www.debian-multimedia.org lenny main


root terminal 
	gedit
		apt-get clean
		apt-get update
		apt-get install synaptic
Synaptic install
	network-manager-gnome
root terminal
	apt-get --purge remove
	apt-get autoremove
	apt-get clean
	adduser user netdev
restart offline

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Iceweasel
	font: 
		Prop: Sans Serif
		Sans-serif: DejaVu sans 16
		Serif: DejaVu serif 16
		Monospace: DejaVu mono 16
	1MB cache
	don't check website attack/forgery
	don't auto-update
	bookmarks

open Applications->System Tools->File Browser
    prefs: show list view, change date format, add delete item

change Epiphany
	cache to 1MB
	bookmarks

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change boot sequence
num lock on

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start as user and go online
Synaptic install these packages:
	linux-headers-2.6.26-1-486
	make
	gcc

	per dependency automatically selected:
		linux-headers-2.6.26-1-common
		gcc-4.1

go offline
switch user to root
terminal
	uname -r  -> 2.6.26-1-486

install VMwaretools Tools from WS 6.5.1 - 7.8.4-126130
  - point the cdrom to the external linux.iso file
  - copy the VMwareTools-7.8.4-126130.tar.gz file to the /tmp and extract it there
  - delete the .tar.gz file
  - cd /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib
  - make a symlink:
    ln -s /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.26-1-486 /usr/src/linux
  - change the gcc version to use:
    export CC=/usr/bin/gcc-4.1
  - start the installer with ./vmware-install.pl
    accept everything with <enter>
  - video resolution: choose 12 instead of 11 (1024*768)
  - log out and in again to activate XOrg changes

terminal
	apt-get --purge remove
	apt-get autoremove
	apt-get clean
	history -c
	/usr/bin/vmware-toolbox
		start the toolbox (different from VMwareTools which get started automatically on boot):
		and shrink disk

after shutting down and restarting the font sizes had to
	be increased to 12 again

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go offline in host and disconnect/reconnect network card with VMware

shrink disks again as user
shutdown and restart -> single user mode
 
give root password for maintenance mode
run:
  swapoff /dev/sda5
  dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda5
  sync
  sync
  mkswap /dev/sda5
  swapon /dev/sda5
  shutdown -h now

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