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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Network Install (PXE / debian-installer)

Today, we’re going to walk through the process of building an unattended install server using network services.  We configure these services on dedicated machine (a server), and we boot the endpoint (target) machines using network boot capable hardware — no removable media mastering need be involved.  In cases where we’ve been able to deploy a […]

A Library of Challenges

One of the technical challenges at Partimus is configuring software for the myriad donated hardware we receive. For several years now, we’ve used Lubuntu — a lightweight variant of Ubuntu Linux — as our primary desktop operating system. Ubuntu, and its variants, are fairly easy to install and configure directly from the distributed CD. However, […]