Setting up a headless Debian box

Janina Sajka janina at
Fri Apr 14 15:51:01 UTC 2017


I'm not using Debian, but I doubt there's anything special you need do
other than to make certain your networking and ssh is correctly setup. I
presume you would attach a keyboard and your assistive technology for
the purpose of installing Debian, but you should have no problem
physically disconnecting these after getting everything configured.



John J. Boyer writes:
> I have an oldder machine that I want to use mainly for backup. It will be accessed by ssh, rsync, etc. So it doesn't 
> need a monitor  or keyboard. How do i set this up?
> Thanks,
> John
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