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Instant Debian – Build a Web Server by José Miguel Parrella

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Installing Debian GNU/Linux (Simple)

Once you choose the right installation method for Debian, you're ready to fire up the Debian-Installer. During installation you will also execute the initial configuration, and you will need to decide on several important factors of your setup, such as partitioning.

Getting ready

Before you start to install Debian, you will need to decide how you want to partition your disks. There are several reasons why one would like to partition disks beyond the canonical one-partition approach, most likely for security or specialized storage reasons. Also, if you will be using SAN/NAS dedicated hardware, the setup can be either simplified or made more complex.

Debian, like several POSIX-compliant operating systems and some ...

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