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How to Install Debian 11 AKA Bullseye

Hello Nerds, Debian has finally released its stable OS version 11 and It’s code name is ‘bullseye’. Debian 11 may be a LTS version which implies we are going to get updates and support until 2025. it’s come back up with novel theme ‘Homeworld’ and new Linux kernel 5.10. except this, it conjointly supports 32-bit systems and exFat classification systemdifferent noticeable feature of Debian 11 is that it’s updated version of desktop environments like GNOME 3.38, KDE plasma 5.20, Xfce 4.16 and different OS package updates.

In this post, we are going to demonstrate a way to install Debian eleven step by step with screenshots. Before jump into the installations steps, let’s check the minimum system necessities for Debian 11

Minimum System Requirements For Debian 11

  • 2 GB RAM or more
  • Dual Core Processor (or higher)
  • 15 GB hard disk space
  • Bootable Media (USB / DVD)
  • Stable Internet Connection (optional)

Let’s gets into Debian 11 installation steps

1. Download Debian 11 ISO File

Use the following link to Download the Debian 11 ISO file from Debian’s official web site

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Once the ISO file is downloaded burn it to USB flash Drive to Make it Bootable

Also Read: How to Multiboot From USB With Multiple ISO Files

2. Boot The System with The Bootable Flash Drive

Reboot the target system on that you would like to put in Debian 11 and visit its bios settings and alter boot medium from disc to bootable media (like USB / DVD).

Once the system boots up with bootable medium, we are going to get the subsequent screen.

Choose ‘Graphical Install’ option and hit enter.

3. Choose Your Language for Debian 11 Installation

Choose your preferred language and click on continue,

Choose your most well-liked location which is able to be used to set geographical zone for your system.

In the next step, choose the keyboard layout and then click on continue to proceed

In this step, installer can prompt you to line hostname, therefore specify the hostname that you just need to set up and so click on continue.

In the next following screen specify the domain name.

4. Set Root User Password

Specify the password of root user and hit continue to proceed further

Now Specify the Full Name of your local user,

Specify the username,

Click on continue and then in  the following screen, specify the password of local user.

5. Choose the partitioning method

guided – use entire disk: It can produce partition automatically on entire disk
Guided – use entire disk and setup LVM: It can produce LVM based mostly partition automatically on entire disk
Guided – use entire disk and originated encrypted LVM: It can produce LVM based mostly partitions and can encrypt the disk
Manual:  it’ll permit to make own custom partitions.
Choose the choice that suits to your installation, during this post i’m going with 2d possibilityit’ll produce the LVM based mostly partitions on the complete disk.

Click on Continue to proceed further,

In following screen, choose the disk on which partitions will be created for Debian 11.

In the next following screen, we have a tendency to should select partition themeprimarily based of disk size and demand select parttions theme consequently.

For the demonstration purpose, i’m going with last choice ‘Separate /home, /var, and /tmp partition’.

Choose ‘Continue’ to proceed.

Choose ‘Yes’ to write changes to disk and then click on Continue

In the following screen specify the disk size that wish to use for Debian 11 partitions, by defaults it takes whole disk size. In my case i’m going with default disk size.

In the next screen, we will get the partitions summary, verify it and choose ‘Yes’ to write changes to the disk

Click on Continue to initiate the installation.

Now The Installation will be strated

After number of minutes, it’ll prompt to scan installation media, opt for ‘No’ and also the click on still proceed with installation.

In the Next screen, choose ‘Yes’ to configure network mirror.

Choose ‘Debian archive mirror country’ and click on continue

In the following screen, click on Continue if your system isn’t using any proxy server. just in case you’re using it then specify details and so proceed any.

Click on Continue to proceed further with installation.

In the following screen you will be asked to participate in package survey, choose ‘No’ and then click on continue.

Now choose the software that you want to install like Desktop environment and servers etc. So make the selection which suits to your installation.

Click on the Continue to proceed further with installation.

In the next screen, choose ‘Yes’ to install Grub bootloader on primary hard drive.

Click on Continue.

In the next window choose the disk on which grub loader will installed,

Choose Continue and hit enter to end the installation.

Once the installation is completed then installer can prompt to resuscitate the system once

Click on ‘Continue’ to restart the system and don’t forget to change boot medium from installation media to hard disk.

Once the system is rebooted after Debian 11 successful installation then we will following grub screen , choose first option and hit enter.

When the system boots up, we will get the following login screen, use same local user and its credentials that we have created during the installation.


 on top of confirms that Debian eleven has been put in with success. That’s all from this post, I hope you have got found it informative. Please do share your queries and feedback in below comments section



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