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How to boot from RAM on debian
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Created September 26, 2016 00:50 — forked from jjmalina/
Installing Debian 8.5 "jessie" on a Lenovo X1 Carbon 4th generation

Installing Debian 8.5 "jessie" on a Lenovo X1 Carbon 4th generation (20FB)

I've had my mind on switching my development machine from a 13" MacBook Pro Retina to a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Linux for a while. The main reason is getting more familiar with Linux itself and also to have a more stable and minimal dev environment. So I finally got the machine and decided to install Debian 8.5 "jessie". Why Debian? Well, I tried installing Arch Linux once and couldn't get past getting wifi to work, and Ubuntu seemed like it added too much stuff. The choice was either Debian or Linux Mint. I went with Debian because it seems like it's the most stable.

Create a bootable USB stick

I followed the instructions at which explicitly say to not use unetbootin which is a tool that makes bootable USBs for you.

  1. Download the ISO image from the downloads page: `wget