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Re: Making Debian available



On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 18:02:38 +0100, Philipp Kern <pkern@debian.org>
wrote:
>On 17.01.21 14:19, Marc Haber wrote:
>> On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 18:16:04 +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin
>> <wrar@debian.org> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 11:33:28AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
>>>> My workaround is to plug in a network cable for installation. But
>>>> alas, I have up to now been able to avoid hardware without built-in
>>>> Ethernet. I guess that many USB Ethernet interfaces will work out of
>>>> the box without non-free, right?
>>> I think people on Reddit usually recommend USB-tethering the cell phone.
>> That works for IP?
>
>I'm not sure what the question here is. You get NAT. You even get NAT to
>your WiFi - i.e. you can use it as a glorified USB WiFi device (at least
>with Android). I have successfully either fixed or installed Debian
>through a cell phone in the past because there was no other way at hand.

I was not aware of that feature. It is good to have that, but I would
be embarrassed to seriously suggest this way because we can't manage
to get WLAN working in the installer for political reasons.

Greetings
Marc
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