I’ve been slowly building a Debian 11 home server for the past few months, adding applications and services bit by bit. I’ve recently been looking into FreedomBox, which looks like it would offer me some benefits over the piecemeal approach I’m currently taking.
I realize that Hardware/Debian recommends using a fresh Debian install. I suppose I could do this if absolutely necessary, but I’m curious whether others have installed FreedomBox over an existing Debian install that is less than “fresh.”
The existing server is an old laptop. It currently runs LAMP with Nextcloud, and Syncthing. I’ve also installed a desktop (LXQt iirc) and have the machine attached to a monitor just in case I want graphical access.
My plan would be to apt install freedombox and go from there.
Any pitfalls with this approach? Things I should watch out for?