Automated Deployment Information
rmarkwallace at aol.com
Mon Jan 20 16:20:42 UTC 2014
I meant to say Linux installs, not Windows installs.
On 01/20/2014 11:14 AM, Mark Wallace wrote:
> I think that the alternative install is really for systems that the
> regular install won't work on. If you have very low memory the
> regular install will fill the memory stick or run very slowly. Then
> you would use the alternative install because it would be faster.
> If it's that slow, you might not be working with enough system to do
> what you want to do. Someone who isn't computer savvy might not get
> much benefit out of a very slow system.
> If you haven't done a lot of windows installs, sometimes the system
> will stop running inexplicably while you are loading the install
> media. That might be because the memory stick fills up without fully
> loading the info that it needs to run. Shut the system completely
> down for about thirty seconds and try again. I have also found that
> wireless USB mouses sometimes interfere with a Linux install.
> Disconnect the USB connection and use the touchpad if you can.
> Otherwise, use a regular USB mouse.
> I mention these because you don't get any sort of explanation when
> this happens, it just stops loading or installing. These things could
> well happen with older, limited hardware.
> If you run out of recipients, I can have users for all of the systems
> that you can put together in the Philippines. Contact me off list
> for details.
> On 01/20/2014 10:23 AM, Jeremy T. Cherny wrote:
>> Hello. I'm starting a project to redistribute older PCs to folks in
>> need. Lubuntu seems to work well for this. I see it mentioned that
>> the alternative install version of Lubuntu is good for automated
>> deployments but I don't see any specific mention of how-to documentation.
>> Would I use the same procedures outlined for Ubuntu or is there
>> something else I should be reviewing? Thanks for the help!
> Robert Mark Wallace
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> Newburgh, NY 12550-3802
> Telephone 1-845-787-2364
Robert Mark Wallace
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Newburgh, NY 12550-3802
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