Headless systems or programs do not depend on a graphical user interface, user interaction or directly attached monitor/mouse/keyboard to work as expected. Administration is typically done via network.

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Headless Ubuntu server machine sometimes stuck at GRUB menu

I have Ubuntu 10.10 Server installed on a single-board machine in a semi-embedded environment; no keyboard or screen, just SSH access to it. So it's really frustrating when it occasionally boots up ...
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Install VirtualBox Headless only

I want to install VirtualBox on a fresh debian box without having to install an X-Server. How can that be done ?
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Installing Ubuntu Server through SSH

Does anyone know if it is possible to install Ubuntu server headless? I do know of the ability to output a terminal to a COM port, BUT, I was wondering if there was a way to drop a prompt, install ...