debian-installer

Boot a kernel of debian installer with expert mode

Boot a kernel of debian installer with expert mode I want to reinstall my VPS with the debian’s official repository, instead of with the image provided by the VPS operator(I don’t trust the VPS operator). On original system I installed debian-installer by apt install debian-installer debian-installer-12-netboot-amd64, and taked the kernel that comes with debian-installer as …

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How Does the Debian Installer Search for Firmware on Demand?

How Does the Debian Installer Search for Firmware on Demand? Typically, after installing new firmware files, I need to reboot in order for the kernel to detect them and load them for my hardware to work properly. In the Debian installer, however, if you are missing firmware and you see this screen you can paste …

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Debian installer does not recognize the unallocated space

Debian installer does not recognize the unallocated space I am trying to install Debian 12.4.0 alongside Windows 10 in my Asus Zenbook Flip 15 (UX564). Despite having prepared 100 GB of free space for Debian installation (see first picture), the Debian installer fails to detect this unallocated space when I do the guided partitioning by …

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Debian preseed installation is failing if there a previous OS installed

Debian preseed installation is failing if there a previous OS installed I am trying to automate the install of Debian 12. It is working correctly when I wipe the disk off using a live cd but I want the preseed iso to wipe the disk off instead and continue with installation. When there is already …

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Debian 12 installer does not detect NVMe disks

Debian 12 installer does not detect NVMe disks On a HP ZBook G6 with two Kingston M.2 NVMe SSDs is Windows running without problems. But when booting the Debian 12 installer ISO from an USB hard disk, the Linux 6.0 kernel does not detect these NVMe disks but detects only the USB boot disk in …

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Remove command line options (mode-flags w/ options) from single line string in file

Remove command line options (mode-flags w/ options) from single line string in file File mkisofs has the following one line string: xorriso -as mkisofs -r -checksum_algorithm_iso sha256,sha512 -V ‘Debian 12.0.0 amd64 n’ -o /srv/cdbuilder.debian.org/dst/deb-cd/out/2bookwormamd64/debian-12.0.0-amd64-NETINST-1.iso -checksum-list /srv/cdbuilder.debian.org/src/deb-cd/tmp/2bookwormamd64/bookworm/checksum-check -jigdo-checksum-algorithm md5 -jigdo-force-checksum /pool/ -jigdo-min-file-size 1024 -jigdo-exclude ‘README*’ -jigdo-exclude /doc/ -jigdo-exclude /md5sum.txt -jigdo-exclude /.disk/ -jigdo-exclude /pics/ -jigdo-exclude ‘Release*’ -jigdo-exclude …

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How to cause debian to install from lower pin to get higher version?

How to cause debian to install from lower pin to get higher version? I am trying to install amdgpu-lib which has many dependencies from testing and possibly unstable. Not wanting to turn my entire system unstable, I created /etc/apt/preferences as follows: Package: * Pin: release a=stable Pin-Priority: 700 Package: * Pin: release a=testing Pin-Priority: 650 …

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Create EFI System partition Debian installation

Create EFI System partition Debian installation In Ubuntu you can select EFI System Partition during installation: What is the equivalent configuration within Debian 11 installer using amd64 iso? Which File System, Mount Point and Flags should be selected? Asked By: Hölderlin || Source The below is valid only for EFI x86-64 systems: It’s ESP or …

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which kernel do I install in debian?

which kernel do I install in debian? I am installing debian onto a vm and I am at a screen asking me to choose a kernel to install. I have 5 options: linux-image-5.10.0.20-686 linux-image-5.10.0.20-686-pae linux-image-686 linux-image-686-pae none which one do I install? Asked By: user570234 || Source PAE means Physical Hardware Extension. Use it if …

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How to use devmem command in debian 11?

How to use devmem command in debian 11? Why Debian doesn’t have devmem2 I tried to install devmem using command sudo apt-get install devmem2 I got the following error Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree… Done Reading state information… Done E: Unable to locate package devmem2 Before the above command, i tried sudo apt-get …

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Any Debian installation always fails eventually on my Framework (the Notebook)

Any Debian installation always fails eventually on my Framework (the Notebook) As of yesterday, my debian sid system on the Framework (the notebook company, that builds modular notebook) 11th gen. broke down and I urgently needed my notebook to work, so I opted for a fresh install. Framework does not officially provide support for Debian …

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Keyboard not working during Debian Install on LG Ultra laptop

Keyboard not working during Debian Install on LG Ultra laptop During install of an LG ultra laptop ( 17U70P ), the mouse work correctly, but the keyboard stop reacting after booting into "Graphical Install". I was looking in the bios configuration, and found not specific option that could enable or restore this situation. The keyboard …

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RAID 1 of /boot/efi partition on Debian

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 0 558.9G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 50G 0 part │ └─md127 9:127 0 50G 0 raid1 …

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Which distro supports more packages? Arch or Debain-based?

Which distro supports more packages? Arch or Debain-based? Since there is no apt in Arch Linux I’m hesitant to use it because most packages have either rpm or deb extensions. Are there a lot more packages packaged for Arch Linux than there are for a Debian-based distro like Ubuntu? Asked By: Machine Yadav || Source …

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Setup Debian mirrors DURING installation

Setup Debian mirrors DURING installation I have to install wheezy on old hardware, because all new versions starting with Jessie won’t run on it. I used netinstall image, but have a problem during installation because all debian mirrors do not contain “dists/wheezy” any more (debug console shows the wget request to fetch the Release file). …

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How can I install Debian with full-disk encryption and a custom sized swapfile?

How can I install Debian with full-disk encryption and a custom sized swapfile? I’m trying to use a Debian network cd to install it, via the advanced graphical installer. I want to use the full-disk encryption option, but I’m trying to install it on an older machine. I think it has about 1GB of RAM. …

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Debian 10: rfkill not found anywhere, still blocking my wifi

Debian 10: rfkill not found anywhere, still blocking my wifi I can find ‘rfkill’ in ‘/dev’. But, can’t use it. I have no internet connection on my device. RF-KILL is so powerful that, I can’t even power on my WiFi interface from Winodws by any means!!!! I tried ip link set wlp2s0 up but it …

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Switch tabs in Debian installer over serial console with PuTTy

Switch tabs in Debian installer over serial console with PuTTy I’m currently trying to install Debian on a system with no video output. All I have is serial console. I know how to get it started and all, and even made it install automatically with a preseeded config. The installation itself is absolutely no issue. …

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Why debootstrap can only run as root?

Why debootstrap can only run as root? I want to download Debian system using debootstrap (creating chroot environment) and when I run debootstrap stable ./dir $debian_ftp, debootstrap says: E: debootstrap can only run as root Why can’t debootstrap be run without root permissions? Asked By: jiwopene || Source You need to be able to create …

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Custom install – ""No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources"

Custom install – ""No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources" I am trying to build a custom build of 18.04 with some extra packages installed, using https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization (substituting ‘bionic’ for ‘xenial’), but when installing on VM I get the message “No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources”. Looking at …

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