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Re: ISO download difficult (was: Debian Stretch new user report (vs Linux Mint))




On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 05:10:37PM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
Quoting Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@xxxxxxxxxx>:

Of course, the stable amd64 netinst is useful only for VMs.

Why?

I suspect that this means that this image is useful to install a guest machine
in a virtualized environment.  Maybe because indeed it does not need specific
non-free drivers or binary blobs since related aspects are dealt with by the
host machine ?

Just a guess :-)

Filippo

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