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Wiped harddrive I have a DS10 that had the harddrive wiped clean, I want to put debian linux on it, how do i proceed? I can get to the prompt and type commands but thats it.

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Caveat: Personally, I have never installed or used linux in any flavor or I'd offer more help.

But it looks like debian.org has a lot of helpful information.

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You need to have a bootable disc with the OS boot from it and install.

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VirtualBox free download (virtual environment):
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Ubuntu Linux OS free download (virtual machine):
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OpenSUSE uses .rpm packages. It is also considered as stable, but not as widely used as Debian (and the other two) CentOS and Fedora.

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http://www.imgburn.com/

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Type the following command if you are using Fedora or Cent OS Linux:

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