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On debian Jessie Live CD it is possible to run the installer by choosing Install debian Jessie or by running sudo debian-installer-launcher from the terminal , but the installer will be launched on full screen.

Is that possible to launch debian installer in the terminal and keep using the live session?

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According to the documentation,

sudo debian-installer-launcher --text

will launch the text-mode installer in a new terminal window.

  • unfortunately it seems to have changed in stretch and i don't seem to find its new name. i'm staring at a booted debian 9.4 live pendrive, and the installer is nowhere to be found. – Attila Lendvai Jul 13 '18 at 10:19
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    @Attila it was removed in Stretch (Debian 9), see #844611 for details. – Stephen Kitt Jul 13 '18 at 11:20

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