You should download the debian-stretch-DI-rc4-i386-xfce-CD-1.iso image (647M).
During the system install the network configuration will fail , skip it .
You will be invited to select your mirror choose No
Only select the Standard system utilities from the software selection:
[ ]Debian desktop environnement
[X]Standard system utilities
Finally install Grub on your hard drive then reboot your system.
To get a usable operating system you should configure your network and your
Refer to Setting up an Ethernet Interface to setup your ethernet interface .
/etc/network/interfaces as follow:
iface eth0 inet dhcp
Note: you can not use the
net-tools command such as
ifconfig ... to manage your network , the minimal install come with the
iproute tool , you should use it as alternative.
ip link to get your ethernet interface name and replace it on the
interfaces conf file.
Bring up your interface and get an IP through dhcp:
ip link set eth0 up
Edit your sources.list:
There is a sample
sources.list with the
non-free component :
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch main contrib non-free
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch main contrib non-free
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
If you don't nedd the
non-free software you can remove it.
Comment the others lines ( cdrom , urls) on your