[xubuntu-users] Install xubuntu from a PXE boot

ross smith gaurdro at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 17:06:30 UTC 2012


On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 13:01, Charlie Kravetz
<cjk at teamcharliesangels.com>wrote:

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> On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:28:44 -0400
> ross smith <rjsm at umich.edu> wrote:
>
> > I don't know if such a thing exists for xubuntu, but one can install
> ubuntu
> > and convert it to xubuntu fairly easily.
> >
> > # apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
> > # apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop
> >
> > -Ross
>
> The only issue with this is that it only removes a single file, the
> "ubuntu-desktop" meta-package. This is a meta-package file, which
> causes all dependencies for the package to install when used.
> Unfortunately, removal does not cause all those packages to be removed.
>

That is easy to correct.  you just need to call auto remove after those two
commands.

# apt-get autoremove

This will remove all the packages that were in the dependency tree of
ubuntu-desktop but not in the tree of xubuntu-desktop

 >
> > On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:07, L.M.J <linuxmasterjedi at free.fr> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >  I'm having troubles to burn a decent copy of Xubuntu (md5sum on the
> .iso
> > > is
> > >  fine), so I decided to install it from the network via PXE.
> > >  I followed this tut and it works but for Ubuntu :
> > >    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/QuickNetboot
> > >
> > >  I'm wondering if this URL exists for Xubuntu :
> > >
> > >
> http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/
> ?
> > >
> > >  Thanks
> > >
> > > --
> > >  LMJ
> > >  "May the source be with you my young padawan"
> > >  http://sites.google.com/site/imatruelinuxmasterjedi/
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>
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> Charlie Kravetz
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