7:20 Unpacked distribution and moved files into webserver docroot
$ mv drupal-6.0-beta3/* .
$ mv drupal-6.0-beta3/.htaccess .
7:21 Set up database in the control panel
7:22 Connected with web browser to website. I'm taken directly to the Drupal install screen and can choose to install in English or other languages. To install in a different language requires downloading a language pack and unpacking it into the directory. This could be made smoother, I suppose.