Kickstart or WDS

Posted on 2011-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I need to install Ubuntu 10.10 on 40 desktops. how to achieve this by using kick start installation or WIndows Deployment Service (WDS).
Question by:sreedhar2u
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    Read up on this howto:

    It's for 8.04 but you might as well give it a shot.
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    > install Ubuntu 10.10 on 40 desktops
    If those desktops have the same kind of hardware configuration or 5 (or less) kind of hardware configuration, then use Clonezilla.    (free Ghost)
    Setup one and then clone it to the same kind of hardware.
    It is simple and quick.

    If you prefer Kickstart, then here is the reference
    Ubuntu Kickstart Compatibility
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    This is a very good step by step process to create PXE, dhcp and kickstart server and automate your linux installation.
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    I think this might help you
    it sets up the PXE environment with just one Windows tool and uses the ubuntu distribution ISO as the repository
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    I have used clonezilla.

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