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Installing with the Debian-Installer

For official Debian 7.6 installation media and information, see the wheezy page.

All images linked below are for the version of Debian Installer being developed for the next Debian release and will install Debian testing (jessie) by default.

To install Debian testing, we recommend you use the Jessie Beta 1 release of the installer, after checking its errata. The following images are available for Jessie Beta 1:

Official release

netinst (generally 150-280 MB) CD images
Blu-ray (via jigdo)

Or install the current weekly snapshot of Debian testing which uses the same version of the installer as the last release:

Current weekly snapshots

Blu-ray (via jigdo)

Current daily snapshots

netinst (generally 150-280 MB) CD images
multi-arch CD images

If any of the hardware in your system requires firmware to be loaded with the device driver, you can use one of the tarballs of common firmware packages. Instructions how to use the tarballs and general information about loading firmware during an installation can be found in the Installation Guide (see Documentation below).

Notes

After using the Debian-Installer, please send us an installation report, even if there weren't any problems.

Documentation

If you read only one document before installing, read our Installation Howto, a quick walkthrough of the installation process. Other useful documentation includes:

Contacting us

The debian-boot mailing list is the main forum for discussion and work on Debian-Installer.

We also have an IRC channel, #debian-boot on irc.debian.org. This channel is used mainly for development, but occasionally for support. If you do not receive a response, try the mailing list instead.