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Old 08-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
bulma77
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Install Debian (Server) on VMware


Hi everyone,

my really first question.
I have decided to install Debian as OS guest on my VMware.
Im on Debian website, I am already lost with the installer to download.

Small CDs
Smaller CDs
Tiny CDs, USB sticks, etc.
Network boot

and also what are those:

amd64, armel, kfreebsd-i386, kfreebsd-amd64, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, sparc,

THANKS for all your explanations. I am looking for the Server version of Debian..... but cannot find that either....
 
Old 08-17-2012, 11:06 AM   #2
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I am already lost with the installer to download.

Small CDs
Smaller CDs
Tiny CDs, USB sticks, etc.
Network boot
Not self explanatory...?

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and also what are those:

amd64, armel, kfreebsd-i386, kfreebsd-amd64, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, sparc,
Architecture/kernel types.

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THANKS for all your explanations. I am looking for the Server version of Debian..... but cannot find that either....
All are the "server version". Debian does not have separate server and desktop installers/media.

Just download CD1 of the correct architecture for your machine.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 04:46 PM   #3
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thanks for the answers
How can I get the architecture/kernel type of my laptop?
 
Old 08-18-2012, 04:23 AM   #4
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Well, do you know what the CPU is?
 
Old 08-18-2012, 04:26 AM   #5
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Pentium(R) Dual-core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz
 
  


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