Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: Screenshots

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: Screenshots

Summary: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, codenamed "Lenny", was released over the weekend; in this gallery we take you through the install process and basic desktop functions.


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  • After booting from a minimal CD image, we were greeted with the venerable Debian install options. Leaving the textual install to the purists and clinically insane, we opted to take the less brave "Graphical install" option.

    (Credit: Chris Duckett/

  • When selecting the appropriate time zone, the interesting choice of "Lindeman" appeared within Australia. Could this be Lindeman Island?

    (Credit: Chris Duckett/

Topics: Open Source, Browser, Linux, Software


Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

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  • Thanks

    Since 2000 I always had issue installing Debian. I didn't even believe Debian ever had a GUI. Thanks for posting the screenshots.

    I am a believer. Go Debian!