I'm setting up a new web server for a client of mine, and was supposed to start installing it this evening. After unpacking it I realized that this new HP ProLiant DL 120 came without a cd-rom and thus the Debian ISO netinstall image I had downloaded was useless.
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My quest for installation via an USB stick started, but most of the information I found on how to create one was geared towards users that already have Debian or any other Linux distribution already installed. Again, this is being done at my home, which currently is a Linux free zone. I do have a Linux server available, the one that hosts this site amongst other things, but that is located elsewhere.