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Old 01-02-2014, 09:18 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by EDDY1 View Post
Yes, because even tho you can download a dvd, there may be package updates, which can be taken care of during install. Also you might not want all of the packages that are on dvd.

Which CD should I download:

1- Small installation image


2- Debian CD image
Old 01-02-2014, 10:15 AM   #17
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Which CD should I download:

1- Small installation image


2- Debian CD image
I'd say go with whatever you think would be best for you. My last few installations, I used Debian Live:
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scroll down where it says CD and DVD.

Do you know what architecture processor your computer has? if 64-bit, then you can pick the amd64 download. If 32-bit then download the i386.

video of debian install

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