[ubuntu-uk] Business with Ubuntu

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Wed May 27 11:59:55 BST 2009


That's actually a cracking idea. We did sometimes used to use cloning  
devices but they were a bit touch and go.

Is it still possible to use a customized disk though? Because the  
desktops aren't always the same inside, and we change the hardware  
every so often.

Thanks once again.

James

On 27 May 2009, at 11:51, Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net> wrote:

> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 11:44 AM, James Milligan <lake54 at lake54.com>  
> wrote:
>> Would it be possible to customize a Linux install disk to already  
>> have
>> these packages installed automatically? Similar to n/vlite on  
>> Windows.
>
> If it was standard hardware surely you could simply do one install,
> then copy an image of the drive and clone it?
>
> Restoring or installing for the first time a drive image doesn't take
> long, and has the advantage you could give the customers a copy of the
> image as a "restore to factory settings" as they often do with Windows
> - just a thought.
>
> Sean
>
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