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I'm attempting to remotly install Debian Etch on a CentOS system using the tutorial here, when I get to the steps:

apt-cache search kernel-image
apt-get -y install kernel-image-2.6-686

apt is unable to find the kernel-image package in the repos. I'm finding it hard to believe that it's gone,am I doing something wrong, has the package been renamed, or is there another way to do this?

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Just a point, why are you using etch? It's archived, old, unsupported and unmaintained. Squeeze is getting really close now. – wazoox Dec 13 '10 at 16:15
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It should be named linux-image-{version}-{arch}, i.e.: linux-image-2.6-686.

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