The Debian Installer team has released the third beta of its installer for Etch, the next version of Debian. According to the announcement, there is now an optional graphical installer for the i386 and amd64 platforms, and you can now set up encrypted partitions during installation.
Not all features are present yet in this beta release and those that are may not be stable. In short, it's not yet suitable for doing installations in a production environment, but it's ripe for a test run.
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