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Debian preseed late_command is not executed

On /var/log/installer/cdebconf/questions.dat i says this: Name: preseed/late_command Template: preseed/late_command Value: wget ...
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How to clean up an improperly installed SQL server

I have a Win2003 64 bit server. Trying to install SQL 2005 Standard. The install tells me a previous install is still pending. I've rebooted to no avail. There is no SQL version listed in ...
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Create kickstart configuration file from existing configuration

Is there a script or another way to automatically generate a kickstart configuration file from the system state of an existing server so that the file can be use to replicate (not clone) the ...
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Automation of installations

Is there an affordable program which will automate the installation of applications? I am looking for something that will work with Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 so that I can automate installations of VM ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 preseed unattended install results in faulty partition table

I'm currently trying to set up an unattended installation of Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) through preseeding. But whenever I try to create a custom partition scheme, the Debian installer (which Ubuntu is ...
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How to configure almost 3 dozen laptops quickly

I need to configure almost 3 dozen laptops. We need half of them to have different IP addresses. Would configuring one laptop and then ghosting the rest be the fastest way to do this or is there a ...
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Automate proftpd-basic install on ubuntu using apt-get

I'm trying to build a shell script to automate the installation of several packages onto an Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I'm having problems with proftpd-basic. I'm using the command line apt-get -qy ...
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Command to organize a Finder window

I'm building a packaged-based OS X image, and, with new software added, the Application's folder is a mess (with icons obscuring each other and things in disarray). I thought deleting the .DS_Store ...
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Is it possible to stop dpkg-reconfigure restarting services

I'm building an install key for a Debian based system. The install key basically copies a disk image onto the system and then in a chroot installs a number of packages that are copied onto the install ...
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InstallShield Silent Installation

I am attempting to put together a package for the silent (no user interaction) install and uninstall of an application using InstallShield. I did not create this application and don't have access to ...
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Creating an unattended Windows Server deployment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Perform an Unattended Install of Server 2008? I'm new to unattended deployments and would like to create a script to do the following: Install of Windows Server 2008 ...
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debian fully automatic install

I'm looking into booting up into FAI from a CD (I don't want to setup a PXE boot server). Is it possible to have FAI boot from a CD and use the mac address to determine what to install without having ...
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How can you perform a silent gui installation, whilst server is logged off?

I create silent software installation packages for customers. This is pretty straight forward if the installation is a simple file dump, or add service and start; but a lot more difficult if customer ...
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Windows Workgoup - is there a way to centrally install a software?

I have a client server application - intended for use in workgoups. The server is a web application, clients are .NET 2.0 based desktop applications. Is there a way to push/force the setup of the ...