Proposal to drop Ubuntu alternate CDs for 12.10

Dmitrijs Ledkovs launchpad at
Wed Aug 29 07:50:26 UTC 2012

On 28 August 2012 19:30, Thomas Krupa <krupa at> wrote:
> well,
> at the moment i am using the alternate cd for preseeding ubuntu, so i can
> automatically install many machines (at the moment around 100) at our high
> school.
> would i have to use the server iso to be able to use preseed for automatic
> installation? I'd rather prefer the desktop alternate cd.
> So this would be my reason for not making the change. I am sure there are
> other institutions that are using preseed and the alternate cd.
> thomas

You can use Ubuntu Desktop Live-CD for preseeding. (This was possible
more or less all along)

Preseeding Ubiquity is almost the same. There are a few additional
keys you can/should set though.
See documentation here:



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