Questions tagged [debian-installer]

Debian-installer (d-i) is the system installation program used by Debian and one of two used by Ubuntu, along with /ubiquity. Use this for questions specifically about d-i. For generic system installation questions, use /system-installation.

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Linux Environment on Chromebook Opens Other Programs When Starting Folder

I have been having an issue with the Linux environment on chromebook. I installed Warpinator using flatpak on my Linux environment and noticed it doesn't show other computer or my phone as available ...
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Stuck on creating preseed file for debian

This is terrible... I can't find any about this, I've spend 3 days on it, reading all docs and don't understand what is going on :( As written here ... generating file based on installation answers is ...
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Not able to install or live boot any Linux on Lenovo G50-30 Laptop, Windows 10, FreeBSD and tiny Core linux is working fine

I am trying to install Debian (also tested Ubuntu, mint, elementary os, and many more distributions). Windows 10 is working perfectly fine. I want to clean install any Linux. Live USB is not booting. ...
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Can't get Debian Live running on a Lenovo Ideapad S145

I recently acquired a brand new Lenovo Ideapad S145 and was exciting to have the newest Debian version working on it. But I can't get Debian 10.10 Live USB running after the very first screen on ...
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Does checkinstall command add dependencies in the package?

I learned about checkinstall today. I installed mdp on Linux Lite installed on VirtualBox using checkinstall. mdp depends on a package called libncursesw5-dev, which wasn't installed on my machine. ...
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how to build ubuntu for arm64? (how to give ARCH and CROSS_COMPILE variable to `debian/rules` command)

someone suggested me this would be the right place for asking this question and it seems so from other questions. I hope to get an answer here. (by the way, the reason I'm trying to build ubuntu is to ...
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French keyboard configuration with Packer

I'm trying to setup a Debian (10.9) template with vSphere 6.5 and Packer. I can't manage to get the keyboard in french. I've seen and test various things on the internet but nothing worked and the ...
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My Acer laptop has 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD…Ubuntu or Mint installer can't see my HDD…What should do I do?

I have an Acer Extensa 15, I had to change SATA Mode from Raid to AHCI. I was trying to make a dual boot of Linux Mint alongside Windows but the installer is detecting the SSB but can't detect the HDD ...
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How Do I Make a Custom Installer on Debian 10?

I am creating a Debian-based distro. I am finished, except I don’t have a live installer. I don’t want to use the built-in Debian installer (the “Graphical Installer” in the GRUB menu). I am thinking ...
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Can I install another Linux distribution to an extra HDD without rebooting?

I have a computer with a Linux distribution installed on partitions in drive /dev/sda. I also have another physical drive, /dev/sdb. I want to install Linux to the second physical drive - to later run ...
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Debian Installation booting into GRUB

I'm having a bit of an issue with my Debian installation on my new Dell XPS 13 2021. It's booting directly into GNU GRUB with no errors, and I can't get it to boot into Debian even with this guide. I'...
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How to configure shim for a Kali and Windows Secure Boot system?

I have installed a new Kali partition alongside Windows from the latest Kali installer, and would ideally like to revert back to Secure Boot, which I had disabled for the sake of its installation ...
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Debian - Intel® I219-V - NIC not detected

I have build a new PC today, however debian installation (10.9.0) cannot detect my onboard NIC. My mobo: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/All-series/PRIME-H510M-E/ One LED is ...
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Debian Apt: architecture not supported by selected mirror

Today I built a new PC, trying to install latest debian 10.9.0, but it always gets stuck on Apt: architecture not supported by selected mirror, I tried already 3 different mirrors. The PC is connected ...
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Boss linux not running after installed successfully in virtual box

I am installing boss linux in virtual box. On that boss linux installed success fully but there is a issue I received black blinking dash screen, so I Shutdown machine in virtual box And I restart the ...
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PartMan does not change partitions labels

So, I edited the partman-auto udeb in debian-installer to make some partitions. partman-auto/text/multi_scheme :: 1 1 1 free $iflabel{ gpt } $reusemethod{ } method{ biosgrub } . 128 512 ...
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Any linux working in Acer Aspire 7 (R5 5500U + GTX 1650)?

I have tried installing many linux but none works, most don't get past grub, some doesn't even get installed. Some stuck on black screen with blinking cursor after grub. If anyone knows a fix or has ...
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Replace awk in this command

I am struggling with a preseed-script for Debian and figured out that awk is not available in the installation process. A little context The preseed-script fails at the following line and returns ...
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Debian 10 Graphical Install Cannot Modify Partition

I have an old server that I am trying to install Debian 10 on but it won't allow me to delete the partition from the Disk? There were some partitions that it did allow me to delete and I am currently ...
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RAID 1 of /boot/efi partition on Debian

I have a CentOS 8 installation, where the partitioning and RAID 1 configuration where done using the automatic partitioning of the CentOS installer. Here is the output of lsblk: sda 8:0 0 ...
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How to mount /dev/sdb to /cdrom on Debian installation startup

I'm trying to install Debian 10 using this official ISO file: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/current/amd64/iso-cd/debian-10.9.0-amd64-netinst.iso I modified this ISO file to automated with ...
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Dual Boot install failure of Debian 11/Win 10 on UEFI only (Dell Inspiron 17 7706) system

I tried to install a root-encypted Debian 11 (Bullseye, netinst, daily build 2021-03-29, cryptsetup) next to the existing Win 10 as Dual boot on a strict UEFI-only system (Dell Inspiron 17 7706, BIOS ...
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Does Debian install *important* packages if standard system utilities is not selected?

Per these: What's the consequences if I don't install the "standard system utilities" of Debian? https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-archive.html#s-priorities there are three ...
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Partition on Debian 10 with 2 Hard Drives (SSD/HDD)

Ok I'm trying to partition my system properly I want to install Debian, and I can't have it guide me automatically so I will Manually partition my disks. I have a 256 GB SSD(nvme) and a 500 GB HDD. I'...
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Can't put “/var/lib/dpkg/info” on a new partition with the debian installer

I put /var/lib/dpkg/info on a new partition and put everything else in "/var" on another partition (suggestion 2 in #21941). Every partition was mounted with the defaults flag and nothing ...
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Does the Debian graphical installer scramble the ordering of logical volumes in a volume group?

What I did Use the graphical installer of Debian buster to create the following partitions on one hard drive. primary partition /boot primary partition (for lvm) Create one volume group G. Create ...
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EFI Installation of Devuan Beowulf?

I have switched to a new computer and tried to install Beowulf 3.1.0 in a pure-EFI setting. I have tried installing on a SATA SSD as well as a a m.2 PCIe SSD. Originally, the plan was a dual boot ...
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Full installation of Debian onto a USB stick

Is it possible to boot the Debian installation medium and then install Debian onto a USB stick instead of to a harddrive? Or even better, is there a way to dd a full Debian installation directly to a ...
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How to install encrypted Debian/Mint on external drive and not overwrite internal ubuntu's grub?

I would like to install new encrypted debian or mint on external flash disk while already having windows and ubuntu installed in dual boot on internal drives. For booting I use ubuntu's grub on ...
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How safe is it to “Cross Install” Debian?

I have migrated to Debian 10 recently and opted for netinstall. I have two old computers that I repurposed as backup PC's which I am currently using. PC Phenom Phenom X4 9750 - DDR2 2GB - Nvidia 8200 ...
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How to securely verify that package-installed files match originals (Debian)?

From the question How to verify that package-installed files match originals? I understand that you can run the following command for a package: dpkg -V <package> The reason why I am carrying ...
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Installing Debian from a Running Ubuntu Image

I'm trying to overwrite my Ubuntu image on my late 2012 Mac Mini. I had just successfully installed Ubuntu on this Mac Mini from a USB drive by selecting it in the boot manager a couple of weeks ago. ...
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selecting disks for system Debian installation

I'm installing Debian/buster using a preseed file. #### Partitioning d-i partman-auto-lvm/new_vg_name string sys d-i partman-auto-lvm/guided_size string max d-i partman-lvm/device_remove_lvm boolean ...
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How can I properly install Debian on a laptop that used to have windows? (There is probably a problem with MBR)

I recently broke the screen of my Lenovo Ideapad 110S-11IBR, so I decided to use it as a NAS device. After I tried to install a Debian-based NAS operating system I ran into a problem: Even though the ...
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Size of EFI System Partition (ESP)

The default Debian installer partition scheme creates a 500MB ESP mounted on /boot/efi. All of my servers only have a couple MBs on that partition. My question is: why such a large partition? And ...
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Debian cannot recognize Ethernet card B550M during installation

My system consists of a B550M AORUS PRO-P motherboard. I tried installing Debian Desktop 10.6 as a dual boot, but during the installation it doesn't recognize my Ethernet card. I couldn't find the ...
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How can I clipboard to my Debian 9 server?

I recently switched over from CentOS 6 to Debian 9. Now I can't however copy/paste to my server through the VNC viewer. It must be missing something. Does anyone have an idea how to fix this issue? I'...
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installed debian in a multi hard disks environment but when I restart I get “operating system missing” message

I have 4 hard disks installed: ssd with windows; hd with other stuffs; hd 1TB where I installed debian; hd with windows home. I installed debian in the third hd, creating 3 partitions inside it: ...
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Can't install GRUB bootloader to biosgrub partition in RAID1 Soft Array

I'm attemting to install Debian 10 onto a server rack with a RAID1 software Array. I have a Dell EMC PowerEdge RAID Controller S150 which sets up the virtual disk in the BIOS before the Debian 10 ...
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Why is this install command returning 1?

I am drowning, would any one of us be so kind to throw me a lifesaver... in time :) I am adventuring myself in deployment a .NET Core Worker Service app in Linux. Am trying to create a package for ...
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How to install a minimal Debian?

I am looking for a minimal version of Debian, I would install something like the Dekstop Environment by myself, just like the Alpine installer. Is there some minimal installation of Debian?
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Installing Debian 10: Some of your hardware needs non-free firmware

So I downloaded firmware.zip from http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/non-free/firmware/stable/current/ And extracted it and copied all of the .deb files to the root and to /lib/firmware (...
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Linux (Feren OS) installation does not detect partitions of drive

I currenty have a system with three drives: two SSDs and one HDD. I have Windows 10 installed on the first ssd (C:/) and I want to install a linux distro - Feren OS 64bit JULY 2020 - as a secondary OS ...
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Using preseeds to only display some pages during installation

I'm trying to configure the preseeds for my Ubuntu install and am getting confused about how exactly to do this. Here's what I'd like to do for each page: Install Language : Don't show, just use ...
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Firmware: Failed to load ath10k during Debian installation

Whenever I try to install or test the Debian live image (gnome) on my machine, I get an error talking about a failure to load the firmware ... and then it opens a black screen, it never boots gnome (...
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How can I replicate what any given distro's automatic partitioning tool is doing?

I want to be able to use the steps carried out by the distro's auto-partitioner to get an idea of good practice and also to be able to make my own changes to the partitioning process where I feel I ...
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Debian 10.5 non-free firmware iso recognizes the wifi module I need (RTL8723BS) but doesn't find it on the my liveUSB

It also goes back to that step when I try to skip it. The iso I downloaded is called 'firmware-10.5.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso'. I went with the non-free image just in case, and to have the lowest chance of ...
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How to add a package to the Debian ISO so that it's automatically installed

I am following the manual here: DebianInstaller/Modify/CD First I made a deb file(called mytest.deb). Then bsdtared a Debian ISO (debian-10.1.0-amd64-netinst.iso) into a directory called buster-iso, ...
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How to resolve dpkg error in terminal while installing python

I face this problem while installing python3.7 in raspberry pi 3. I had attached the terminal commands and errors below. Kindly have a look at it and hep me to resolve this
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What is it that makes sound in Linux so harder than Windows? [closed]

Im a Debian user but posting here anyway. Since earlier versions of Windows sound just works, even drivers wasn't necessary to install to a basic sound input/output, you just install Windows and ...

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