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Installing Debian GNU/Linux on an old laptop

July 20, 2018 -

This week a man brought his laptop to the community centre where I help people with computer problems as volunteer. The old laptop wouldn't start anymore and had to be reinstalled. Instead of Windows, I installed a free operating system. I think it is important to tell you how and why I did it.

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Replacement disk
Replacement disk
GNU/Linux distributions
GNU/Linux distributions
Installing Debian involves answering questions like the desired language
Installing Debian involves answering questions like the desired language
Creating bootable USB-drive for installation
Creating bootable USB-drive for installation
The laptop is working again, this time thanks to (mostly) free software
The laptop is working again, this time thanks to (mostly) free software
Replacement disk tucked way inside the laptop
Replacement disk tucked way inside the laptop

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