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September 1, 2015

Raspbian (Jessie) netinstall on Raspberry Pi

I came across this project and managed to sucessfully use it to install a minimal Raspbian installation.If you are like me and looking to skim the fat out of the original SD card installation of Raspbian then this blog walks you through how to go about doing it.

Pre-installation step

Installation steps

Post-install steps

Use “wpa_passphrase” command to obtain your network password in ASCII passphrase

Raspbian is unofficial distribution of Debian compiled specifically for ARMv6 found in Raspberry Pi Models A, A+, B, B+.

If you are using Raspberry Pi 2 you can bootstrap into official Debian 8 using a custom kernel. I would write up how to go about doing that in a future blog.

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