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Re: Debian 9.9 failed to install under VirtualBox

On Thu, 16 May 2019 08:08:57 +0300
"Godruma-vihari dasa (Michael A. Golub)" <mike-golub@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I tried to install Debian 9.9 under VirtualBox (6.0.6, the latest) both 
> using iso-images and with net-installer. It worked fro some time and 
> then at the step "Installing programs" (or something like that) reported 
> an invalid distribution. I downloaded the iso-images both via http and 
> torrent services. They seemed the same. What is wrong?
> I am going to start using Debian in a VM and then move to it completely.

What's your host system? Windows?

Did you download the correct Debian install ISO for your system?  What
is your system's hardware?

Did you RTFM? It should have been the first thing you did.  Just
installing VirtualBox by itself is usually insufficient for it to work
properly. All is revealed in the user manual.