How to transfer settings from one fresh install to a ubuntu newbies install

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Sun Nov 28 17:58:50 UTC 2010

On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 01:42:43PM +0000, user1 wrote:


> So my suggestion is to make it possible for a newbie to make a fresh 
> install, and then to add "something" to finish the installation so the 
> ubuntui is fully working without any further setup.
> The installation should end up with the newbie to just change username 
> and pasword of his/hers own choice.
> This "something" should contain: Necessary repos, necessary deb packages, 
> a sources.list file, a /home folder and a /etc folder?

These should be installed automatically. No?

Bob Holtzman
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