4.3.3. Manually copying files to the USB stick — the flexible way: where to get hd-media image

Instructions here:

https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/ch04s03.en.html#usb-copy-flexible

Substitute your mirror…

Generically:

https://debian.osuosl.org/debian/dists/stable/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/
http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/

Specifically:

https://debian.osuosl.org/debian/dists/buster/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/
http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/buster/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/

Fix OurLink 150M 802.11n on Buster

From: https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-linux/networking-devices

This works on Debian Buster. Previously updated firmware-realtek to the backports version. I don’t think it maters, as the symptoms were as below before and after.

If you are on Ubuntu 17.04 or Debian 9 and possibly other distributions and you see a list of access points, but can’t connect try this (it works around a bug that prevents users from connecting to a network with a USB wifi adapter):

Edit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf.

Add to the bottom of the file:

[device]
wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no

Save and run: systemctl restart NetworkManager