Devuan GNU+Linux is a free software operating system for your
computer. Free software means you are free to use, copy
and distribute, study, change the software, and share your
modifications with the community.
software freedom, your way
apt install debootstrap
admin : extra
Bootstrap a basic Devuan system
debootstrap is used to create a Devuan base system from scratch,
without requiring the availability of dpkg or apt. It does this by
downloading .deb files from a mirror site, and carefully unpacking them
into a directory which can eventually be chrooted into.