Install Debian Linux using graphical install

This will be a review of an installation of Debian Linux using graphical install. This will be useful in case you are changing Operating systems and just want to see what the install requires.

In general – Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run.
Debian GNU/Linux provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 25000 packages, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine.

First find a suitable Debian distribution at . If you have good network connection, you may decide to do Debian network install. Otherwise just choose one of the provided Debian CD ISO images and download it locally. Then burn it with your preferred CD/DVD burning program, and boot from that new media.

You will see the first Debian installation page:

Install Debian Linux using graphical install

Choose there Debian graphical install and hit Enter, and you will be forwarded to the ‘Choose Language’. There you have to choose the language used for the installation process. This language will be the default one for the final system.

Install Debian Linux using graphical install

Once you choose language for your Debian installation the next screen will be for choosing location. A place will be suggested based on your chosen language.

Install Debian Linux using graphical install

Then the installation will go trough detecting the hardware of your PC.

Install Debian Linux using graphical install

The next will be network configuration where you have to enter the hostname for the Debian system.
The hostname is a single word that identifies your system to the network. If you do not know what your hostname should be, consult your network administrator. Otherwise if you are setting up your own home network, you can choose your own hostname.

Install Debian Linux using graphical install

We will continue with the next step which is: Partitioning disk ‘“ Debian installation


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Anthony Gee About the Author: Anthony G. is an IT specialist with more than 9 years of solid working experience in the Web Hosting industry. Currently works as server support administrator, involved in consultative discussions about Web Hosting and server administration. One of the first writers in the website, now writing for Free Tutorials community - he is publishing tutorials and articles for the wide public, as well as specific technical solutions.

Comments (1)

  1. Ted Minnard says:

    Thanks for concise and clear information; All given in easy to understand non-linuxese terms for the novice/beginner Linux participant.

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