Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 6 of 6
Hey everyone, I just got my new laptop. It's an Asus with an i7, 12 Gb ram etc and I'm looking to install Debian on it. I checked out the ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    4

    64 Bit Debian


    Hey everyone, I just got my new laptop. It's an Asus with an i7, 12 Gb ram etc and I'm looking to install Debian on it. I checked out the Debian site, and I can see the download for the 64bit Intel architecture, but am unsure which disk I want? I'm looking to use lxde as my window manager. From my understanding, I will only need to download the .iso for 'disk 1'. Is this correct?
    Also, how will I go about installing my usb headset, I haven't used Debian but I had a lot of trouble with the headset over Arch linux.

    Cheers.

  2. #2
    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    7,864
    Hello and Welcome.
    I think you are correct, disk 1 is used for what's called a "Net install". Go getcha some. Debian is like many other distros, you install it first and then try to configure your extras.
    Last edited by MikeTbob; 01-19-2012 at 01:07 AM. Reason: Typo
    I do not respond to private messages asking for Linux help, Please keep it on the forums only.
    All new users please read this.** Forum FAQS. ** Adopt an unanswered post.

    I'd rather be lost at the lake than found at home.

  3. #3
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    4
    Thanks, if anyone has a solution to my usb headset issue, please get back to me on this thread.

  4. #4
    Guest
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    312
    Quote Originally Posted by Future28 View Post
    Hey everyone, I just got my new laptop. It's an Asus with an i7, 12 Gb ram etc and I'm looking to install Debian on it. I checked out the Debian site, and I can see the download for the 64bit Intel architecture, but am unsure which disk I want? I'm looking to use lxde as my window manager. From my understanding, I will only need to download the .iso for 'disk 1'. Is this correct?
    You need the amd64 CD1 and once you're installed you may need to get a newer kernel from backports. In fact with your laptop, if you're prepared to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty, I would suggest running testing or even unstable rather than stable.

    Quote Originally Posted by Future28 View Post
    Also, how will I go about installing my usb headset, I haven't used Debian but I had a lot of trouble with the headset over Arch linux.
    No idea... identify it and google it:

    Code:
    lsusb

  5. #5
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    4
    Downloading that .iso now, thanks. I'll look into the rest once it's up and running, thanks for the help.

  6. #6
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    4
    Alright, I set everything up but am having trouble with making my conky run at startup.

    Here is my conky script:
    Code:
    #!/bin/bash
    sleep 20
    conky
    Here is my xinitrc:
    Code:
    #!/bin/sh
    
    # /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
    #
    # global xinitrc file, used by all X sessions started by xinit (startx)
    
    # invoke global X session script
    . /etc/X11/Xsession
    . /home/pork/.conky_start
    Can anyone see my problem?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •