Getting started with Debian
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Feb 19 14:51:58 UTC 2020
Those instructions will work on hard iron, additional steps are
necessary to properly prepare for virtual installs and I haven't got
into virtual installs so I can't help you with those.
On Wed, 19 Feb 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:25:07
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: Getting started with Debian
> I'm more referring to going from a totally fresh VM and doing it that way.
> \But, your instructions should work, correct?
> On 19/02/2020 11:26, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > If you already have linux and wget on a system,
> > wget -bc
> > https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/non-free/cd-including-firmware/10.3.0+nonfree/amd64/iso-dvd/firmware-10.3.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso
> > probably will help.
> > It starts up silent so hit the s key then hit enter to get a screen
> > reader going.
> > I'm recommending this since you can stack the deck in terms of most
> > awkward software and get a system installed.
> > Get into the main menu by hitting < repeatedly until the main numbered
> > menu comes up and choose the selection to check disk integrity first.
> > If that passes, you may want to consider setting notification priority
> > to low and saving installation logs to a mounted file system and then
> > continue the installation
> > A long long time ago, the main menu program on acbradio used to have
> > programs demonstrating linux installations one of which was a debian
> > installation from a now obsolete version of debian. You control your
> > flavor of distribution by editing /etc/apt/sources.list. And for now,
> > what you call testing is better known as bullseye.
> > I hope this helps.
> > On Wed, 19 Feb 2020,
> > Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> >> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:23:40
> >> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> >> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> >> Subject: Getting started with Debian
> >> So, since Debian got brought up on the list...
> >> What all do I need to get started with it, exactly? I'd like to get a
> >> system
> >> up and going on debian-testing, and set it up how I want
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