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How To: Installing Debian Etch From a running Debian based system

Posted by chantra on 14th May 2006

This How To will show how you can install Debian Etch and basically any Debian based distribution from a chroot environment. This way you don't need to download the (net)install CD, neither to burn it.

This is as well a good training in order to understand how a debian system works.

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How To: Installing Debian Etch From a running Debian based system — page 2

Posted by chantra on 14th May 2006

3. Installing utils package and Configuring your new system

Now, we need to install some more packages (such as the kernel :D), configure the timezone, partition, your hostname create your main user, define a new password for root ...

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How To: Installing Debian Etch From a running Debian based system — page 3

Posted by chantra on 14th May 2006

5. Install and Configure Xorg

During your system reboot, you should watch out for any errors and warning message, they might turn out to be usefull :).

Let's install xserver and xclient:

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