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Re: A long rant on Debian 9




That looks interesting; it attemts to answer my deep problem about no X, xdm, xterm etc.

My problem nowis I do not know where/how to apply this. I have not seen any mention of a kernel command line in the net install. More please!

And thank you all who pointed me at the non-free installer files. I will try that later today with luck


On Sun, 6 May 2018, Felix Miata wrote:

John composed on 2018-05-06 21:51 (UTC+0100):

How do I get a working computer?  I can ssh in from elsewhere but that
is not what I need.  And I need wifi.

My Debian installations are all net installs that include

	tasks=standard base-installer/install-recommends=false

on the kernel cmdline. I get nothing I don't need installed that way. Xorg and
whatever else I need I get with apt* once booted normally.

I don't use WiFi.
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