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Re: Installing Debian 9




On Fri, 2018-03-23 at 16:20 -0500, 😝 😝 wrote:
> Hello, I am trying to install Debian 9 as a primary OS on an Acer
> Aspire 5 Laptop. During the installation process I get a message
> stating; “Debian 9 Detect network hardware Some of your hardware
> needs non-free firmware files to operate. The firmware can be loaded
> from removable media, such as a USB stick or floppy...” it then
> proceeds to list the missing files. I would appreciate greatly a
> hasty response as I need this laptop up and running as soon as
> possible. 
> Thanks
> 
> Sent from my iPad

Since you don't already have the firmware on a usb drive I'd complete
the installation and then watch the boot process/logs to chase down the
firmware from there.

Acer 5 is too general. Need to know the hardware.

hth

~f