Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster

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Re: Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster

Postby trinidad » 2020-03-20 11:02

I tried the nonfree software disc firmware-10.2.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso and it was essentially useless


The most troublefree install ISO is the non-free NET-INSTALL ISO, NOT the DVD version. You probably didn't set your sources correctly. Also you probably needed mode-setting on the ATI card, and/or a GFX resolution setting.

And, if I recall correctly, when I got it installed it gave you only one desktop,... Xfce


You don't recall correctly. All my gnome with wayland installations are from the non-free net-install ISO.

By the way, recently I needed the address of the preearth.net page at a friend's place and searched for it with Google. Google did not seem to list it in any shape or form


Could be its missing cert, and/or a domain name or copyright infringement.

Do you think this is deliberate censorship by Google?


Google can't censor anything, excepting only what user/you or some law/government or user/MS/Intel/cartel tell them to.

I might stop using Google


Good idea. Maybe you'll lose this address too.

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Re: Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster

Postby None1975 » 2020-03-20 14:42

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# apt install ttf-liberation


Such a package, ttf-liberation, is in Jessie and Stretch repos, but not in Buster repo. In Buster repos is
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fonts-liberation


Please, correct this. By the way, nice guide.
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Re: Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster

Postby Hallvor » 2020-03-20 19:22

Thank you!

Updated.
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