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mmdebstrap: Create a Debian Stable directory chroot.
$ sudo mmdebstrap stable ${path-to-debian-root-}
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The command "sudo mmdebstrap stable ${path-to-debian-root-}" is used to create a minimal Debian-based system in a specified directory.

Here's what each part of the command means:

  • "sudo": It is a command that allows you to execute a command with administrative privileges. You need administrative privileges to create system directories and files.

  • "mmdebstrap": This is the command-line tool used to create a minimal Debian system (aka debootstrap). It helps in the installation and setup of a basic Debian environment.

  • "stable": It is an argument passed to mmdebstrap, specifying the Debian release you want to install. In this case, it specifies the "stable" release of Debian. You can replace "stable" with a different release name like "testing" or "unstable" if desired.

  • "${path-to-debian-root-}": This is a placeholder for the directory path where you want to create the Debian root. You need to replace "${path-to-debian-root-}" with the actual directory path on your system. It could be something like "/home/user/debian-root" or any other location you prefer.

Once you run this command, mmdebstrap will download and install the necessary packages and files to set up a minimal Debian-based system in the specified directory.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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