NO error during installation.
The problem with Debian is that you can not run EmulationStation in console mode (it does not detect a display)
Under ArchLinux, no worries without any desktop environment. EmulationStation starts and runs the emulators itself without any problem.
So saying that an office environment is mandatory is a totally false.
I will look for myself since without thinking more than that, the office environment is for you indispensable, you consider this as normal, not me