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Re: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 64-bit




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On Fri, 4 Aug 2017 07:50:50 -0500
Stephen Brandt <sbrandt@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>I have a problem I'm trying to report but the report bug has directed me
>to you.  I don't know what package I'm reporting on.  Everything I've
>tried entering has been rejected.  I used the internet version to
>install Debian on my computer. I wanted to install Debian as a 2nd OS on
>my computer along with Ubuntu.  Unfortunately for me, I was half asleep
>while doing the install and guessing at the choices being offered. The
>problem I encountered was some of the instructions/choices were off the
>left hand side of the monitor and not visible.  I had to guess at what I
>was doing.  One of the consequences is the install overwrote my Ubuntu
>OS and I lost everything.  The other consequence is now I'm unable to
>boot from my dvd drive.  It seems that no matter what I try regarding
>changes to the BIOS before booting to try and boot from the dvd drive,
>the Debian OS overwrites my changes and forces booting from the Hard
>Drive.  I need help.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Stephen
>
>

I don't know if this is a BIOS setting, but I hit F12 during the
startup process to choose the boot device. 

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