Enterprise install

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 31 15:35:53 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 03:52:02PM +0100, Antony Gelberg wrote:
> 1. Is it possible to install Ubuntu with the standard Debian setup of a
> root user?    I know that the default is to have a standard local user
> who belongs to various groups and can use sudo.  We don't want that.  We
> will be pulling user and group information from LDAP, and don't want any
> local users other than root.

Yes. Install in expert mode and give a root password, and you'll get
this behaviour.

> 2. Is it possible to seed the Ubuntu install in the same way as Debian?
>  We would like to automate large parts of it, with regard to things like
> network configuration, installed packages etc.

Yes. See:




Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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