[TUTORIAL] Proxmox VE Installer on Debian 12 Bookworm


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Mar 2, 2024
I've developed a script that streamlines the Proxmox installation process atop Debian 12 (Bookworm).
You can access to contribute or for more information in this Github Repository


- Installed Debian 12 Bookworm
- Superuser permissions
su root
- Installed Git
apt install git
- (Important) Clone the repository from the directory:
cd /

Usage Instructions​

1. Clone the repository to your Debian 12 system.
# With git already installed on your machine, clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/mathewalves/Proxmox-Debian12.git

# Access the downloaded folder with the 'cd' command
cd /Proxmox-Debian12

# Give execution permission to the setup
chmod +x ./setup

3. Run the setup.

From there, just follow the proxmox script installation setup

Note: This script is designed to run on a Debian 12 bookworm system.


  1. Proxmox Installation: The script automatically installs Proxmox on the Debian 12 base.
  2. Additional Packages: These additional packages are installed to enhance the user experience and provide useful tools for the system and Proxmox environment.
  3. Bridge Creation: Facilitates network configuration by creating a bridge named vmbr0. You can choose to configure manually or use DHCP.


    If you come across any improvements or would like to contribute, feel free to create a pull request. Your contributions are welcome to enhance this script.

    We appreciate your participation in the community and your contribution to the ongoing development of this script.

    Enjoy Proxmox!
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It would be way more useful to have an Ansible roles to roll out PBS and PVE; for the latter, an option to also create a cluster would be nice.
Thank you, thank you. Made life a whole lot easier.
I needed this install so I can dual boot my laptop. The standard Proxmox install wipes everything and the "install Proxmox on Debian"instructions might be challenging.
Everything is great!
A small typo in section 1, add a dot before the /, "cd /Proxmox-Debian12"


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