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Ubuntu/Debian Installer: Overriding preseed values using boot kernel parameters

When using a pressed file there’s a vicious circle if you also want to pass boot parameters: Because you pass the preseed path using boot parameters (e.g. url=http://path/to/preseed.cfg) the installer has to interpret the boot parameters first and can then … Continue reading

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Running Ubuntu 15.04 (and up) on a non-PAE cpu

Ubuntu stopped support for non-PAE systems with release 12.04. But it isn’t that complicated to get an actual ubuntu run on a non-PAE system: Just compile the kernel yourself. So you have to install build-essential linux-source and kernel-package, then extract … Continue reading

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