Introduction

I use several computer and virtual machine with Debian.

I want to keep here information about their configuration.

Installation

DNS 194.2.0.20

note the name of the disk where Debian is installed (/sdb1) for grub.

first changes

sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

change /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports squeeze-backports main

installation

#Debian-console           
aptitude install emacs  

#Debian-stable 
aptitude install context emacs geany klavaro gnome-alsamixer rhythmbox vlc pinta gkrellm python-sphinx 

#Debian-packaging         
aptitude install equivs lintian build-essential devscripts debhelper 

#Debian-vm        
aptitude install virtualbox-ose virtualbox-ose-dkms virtualbox-dkms qemu

#Debian-programming       
aptitude install eclipse  mysql-server-5.1 phpmyadmin apache2

other changes

install a local repository

echo export repo='root/deb/' >> .bashrc

echo alias 1-scan-deb='$repo/1-scan-deb'

GNOME 3

apt-get install module-assistant nvidia-kernel-common

m-a a-i nvidia-kernel (when rebooting = freezed)