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Re: A long rant on Debian 9




On Mon 07 May 2018 at 12:34:07 +0100, jpff wrote:

> 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!

We could really do with someone writing an Installation Guide and making
it available on Debian's home page for things like this. :)
 
> 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.
> > -- 
> > "Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Whatever else you
> > get, get wisdom." Proverbs 4:7 (New Living Translation)
> > 
> > Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!
> > 
> > Felix Miata  ***  http://fm.no-ip.com/
> > 
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