In this guide, we will walk you through the installation of a Debian 9 (Stretch) Minimal Server, using the netinstall CD ISO image. This installation you will carry out is appropriate for building a future customizable server platform, without a GUI (Graphical User Interface). You can use it to install only the necessary software packages that you need to work with, which we will show you in future guides. However, before you move further, read the system requirements, download the netinstall CD ISO image and then proceed to the Debian 9 installation instructions. Let’s check, what is new in the Debian 9 MariaDB replaces MySQL variants (MySQL 5.5 or 5.6) Both Firefox and Thunderbird are back to Debian and replace[…]