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  29. <p>Devuan GNU+Linux is a free software operating system for your
  30. computer. Free software means <em>you are free</em> to use, copy
  31. and distribute, study, change the software, and share your
  32. modifications with the community.
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  66. <a href="/"><img src="/ui/img/devuan-logo-cbar.png" alt=" DEVUAN "></a>
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  68. <p>software freedom, your way</p>
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  73. <h1 id="how-to-install-devuan"><img src="/ui/img/rounded-cbar-square.png" style="display: inline-block; margin: 0 1rem -.5rem 0" />How to Install Devuan</h1>
  74. <h2 id="start-here">Start here</h2>
  75. <p>Devuan and Debian are related but there are subtle differences that could be troublesome. Please read the following to ensure that your transition to Devuan will be uneventful:</p>
  76. <ul>
  77. <li><a href="">Devuan Beowulf Release Notes</a> detail important changes between the previous and current release.</li>
  78. <li><a href="/os/releases">Devuan release information</a> describes the relationship between the Debian and Devuan release cycles which are not always in sync.</li>
  79. <li><a href="/os/packages">Devuan package repositories</a> will help you set up your <code>sources.list</code> properly.</li>
  80. </ul>
  81. <h2 id="upgrade-or-migrate-to-beowulf">Upgrade or Migrate to Beowulf</h2>
  82. <p>When upgrading Devuan, please use the codename rather than <code>stable</code> or <code>testing</code> in <code>/etc/apt/sources.list</code> entries. Please go to <a href="releases">Devuan Release Information</a> for a detailed explanation.</p>
  83. <ul>
  84. <li><a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/en/upgrade-to-beowulf">Upgrade from Devuan ASCII</a></li>
  85. <li><a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/en/buster-to-beowulf">Migrate from Debian Buster</a></li>
  86. <li><a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/en/stretch-to-beowulf">Migrate from Debian Stretch</a> <a id="install-beowulf"></a></li>
  87. <li><a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/en/jessie-to-beowulf">Migrate from Debian Jessie</a></li>
  88. </ul>
  89. <h2 id="install-beowulf-with-screenshots">Install Beowulf (with screenshots)</h2>
  90. <ul>
  91. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/beowulf/install-devuan">Install Beowulf</a></li>
  92. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/beowulf/full-disk-encryption">Full Disk Encryption</a> <a id="install-ascii"></a></li>
  93. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/beowulf/live-gui">Live Install</a></li>
  94. </ul>
  95. <h2 id="install-ascii-with-screenshots">Install ASCII (with screenshots)</h2>
  96. <ul>
  97. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/ascii/install-devuan">Install ASCII</a></li>
  98. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/ascii/full-disk-encryption">Full Disk Encryption</a></li>
  99. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/ascii/graphic-install">Graphic Install</a></li>
  100. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/ascii/graphic-disk-encryption">Graphic Disk Encryption</a></li>
  101. <li><a href="documentation/install-guides/ascii/live-gui">Live Install</a></li>
  102. </ul>
  103. <h2 id="additional-documentation">Additional documentation</h2>
  104. <ul>
  105. <li><a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/">dev1fanboy’s wiki</a> offers additional installation instructions, tips that apply to all to all releases and translations - currently <a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/es">Spanish</a> and <a href="documentation/dev1fanboy/it">Italian</a> - as they become available.</li>
  106. </ul>
  107. <h2 id="non-free-firmware">Non-free firmware</h2>
  108. <p>Non-free firmware packages are available on all Beowulf install media. These packages will only be installed if required by your wifi adapter. To avoid the automatic installation and loading of needed non-free firmware, choose the <strong>Expert install</strong> option during the installation process.</p>
  109. <p>The desktop-live and minimal-live images have non-free firmware packages pre-installed. These packages may be removed after boot using the <code></code> script
  110. available under <code>/root</code>.</p>
  111. <h2 id="useful-links">Useful links</h2>
  112. <ul>
  113. <li>You can now <a href=""><strong>search the package repositories</strong></a>!</li>
  114. <li>If you can’t find a package, check the list of <a href=""><strong>banned packages</strong></a>.</li>
  115. <li>If you think you’ve found a bug, first check that it is not an upstream Debian bug. If it is a Devuan bug please submit to <a href=""><strong>Devuan’s bug tracking system</strong></a>.</li>
  116. <li>Devuan-specific and forked source code is available on <a href=""><strong>Devuan’s Gitlab</strong></a>.</li>
  117. </ul>
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