How to quickly install GNU/Linux Debian

We will see here how to install Debian with defaults parameters. We won't be lost with specific parameters. The goal here is to have a GNU/Linux operating system ready to go as quick as possible.

Configuration

Download netinstall ISO

debian netinstall download page

Install to a Physical Computer

Create a boot media

root@host:~# dd if=debian-10.5.0-amd64-netinst.iso of=/dev/sde bs=8M

Install to VMware

VMware vcsa 6.5 edit settings VMware vcsa 6.5 edit settings VMware Remote Console connecting ISO VMware Remote Console restarting guest VMware EFI options

Install to Hyper-V

Hyper-V File menu

If missing add CD-ROM drive

Hyper-V VM Settings menu in generation 2 Virtual Machine, don't forget to disable secure boot Hyper-V VM Settings menu

Mount ISO

Hyper-V VM Settings menu

Installation

debian netinstall UEFI Installer menu debian netinstall select language debian netinstall select your location debian netinstall configure the keyboard debian netinstall configure the network debian netinstall dhcp network configuration debian netinstall configure hostname debian netinstall configure domain name debian netinstall root password debian netinstall set up user debian netinstall set up user password debian netinstall set up user password debian netinstall clock configuration debian netinstall disk configuration debian netinstall disk configuration debian netinstall disk configuration debian netinstall disk configuration debian netinstall configure package manager debian netinstall configure package manager debian netinstall configure package manager debian netinstall configuring popularity-contest debian netinstall software selection debian netinstall software selection debian netinstall finish installation

Without desktop environment

debian login prompt

With desktop environment

debian login prompt

First things to do

After installation, we have some things to do.

Set network configuration

root@host:~# ip link sh
debian show network interfaces names
auto ens192
iface ens192 inet static
	address 192.168.1.100
	netwmask 255.255.255.0
	gateway 192.168.1.254
	dns-nameserver 192.168.1.254
debian /etc/network/interface
root@host:~# systemctl reboot

Install VMware tools

root@host:~# apt install open-vm-tools
debian install vmware tools
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