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It depends on which boot-loader was installed. If its a standard Debian install it should be GRUB2. Boot the computer with all disks containing bootable installations attached and powered. you need to open Root Terminal application to open a terminal as root. then enter this commands. apt-get update apt-get install os-prober if os-prober package is ...


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You could: start the computer with both disks attached, boot into (your currently only choice) Debian run update-grub It should detect Windows on the first Disk, and add an entry to the boot-loader choices. And you could then optionally install grub also to the other disk boot sector by running grub-install /dev/sdb sdb is what I assume to be the ...


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If by work you mean “does it erase the disk”, then yes, sure, it erases the disk, that's exactly what it's for. It isn't the best way to erase a disk. DBAN writes multiple passes of random data, which is unnecessarily slow and causes unnecessary wear on the disk (that's mostly relevant for SSD). Multiple passes of random data is the paranoid overkill option,...


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Here is what worked for me, using Debian jessie (stable). I basically took the instructions from this wiki post, and stripped out all the steps about dual-booting with Windows, since those didn't apply to my case. In the BIOS, set "UEFI only" boot. Using Gparted, create a FAT32 partition at the beginning of the disk with the boot and esp flags. (The Debian ...


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Installing an Ubuntu-System on a separate partition via a booted Ubu-Live-System is (usually) done with ubiquity, the installer. The usual way to run ubiquity is to double-klick on the icon on the Live-Desktop (an XDG-Starter). But ubiquity has some cmd-line-opts, and to make use of them, you must either edit-and-save that XDG-Starter, change the line: ...


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debsums can help you out quite a bit. The oft-quoted debsums -ce will list configuration files which have been changed, from the pool of tracked configuration files; so it's not a complete solution. Instead, you should run debsums -e, and ignore any file which is marked "OK". Anything else — which includes files listed by debsums as "FAILED", and files not ...


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The Debian-Update.iso isn't bootable you need to download a bootable image from here. What are the update CDs/DVDs? Note that update CDs/DVDs are not meant to boot, they just contain the packages needed to upgrade an existing installation. If you don't have that existing installation, then you'll need to use the normal installation CDs/DVDs. After the ...


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The ping output shows that the network connection actually works, and that it's just DNS, and that's not surprising given the content of /etc/resolv.conf. Now that says that's it's generated by resolvconf, I've tried to use that, but never got to terms with it, so I'm probably not the best to give advice. The right thing to do is to figure out what should ...



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