[ubuntu-us-mi] completely automated install of Lucid using preseeding

Jeff Hanson jhansonxi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 17:46:24 BST 2010

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 7:39 AM, Robert Citek <robert.citek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Probably.  And probably.  But probably not worth the effort at this
> time.  All I need an install to do is two things:
> 1) setup the drives
> 2) install enough of an OS to get a shell
> Timezone, user accounts, packages, and everything else can be done
> later using the shell or a scripting language.  I was hoping
> preseeding would be able to do those two things quickly and simply,
> but I'm getting bogged down in minutia that is irrelevant for my use
> case.  The lack of clear documentation and sample cases makes
> preseeding move down the priority list.

The alternative is kickstart which is partially supported by the
Debian installer.

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