Automated installers - custom package selections - kickstart
mdz at canonical.com
Tue Nov 9 01:37:46 UTC 2004
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 03:50:07PM +0200, Andy Rabagliati wrote:
> What I need is a replacement for kickstart, the dandy redhat
> python-based installer.
> Really, I just need to install a list of packages on top of a
> Base install, and run a monster 100K shell script that sets up
> configuration and preloads an LDAP directory.
> I like the look of the ubuntu minimal install, and for political
> reasons am investigating a shift from whitebox linux to something
> Is the Ubuntu installer scriptable in this fashion ?
You can do this today, but it requires some depth of knowledge about how the
One of the feature goals for Hoary is to implement a kickstart-compatible
interface to allow you to do this very simply.
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