[ILUG] Recommendations for large scale Ubuntu deployment.
tom at dreadserver.com
Tue Nov 25 15:31:02 GMT 2008
On 25 Nov 2008, at 15:22, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Braun Brelin wrote:
>> Is there an equivalent to yum for Ubuntu?
> redhat debian
> kickstart preseed
> yum apt
> rpm dpkg
> Here's a bit of a rosetta stone for debian/redhat packaging:
> There is some kickstart compatability for creating
> preseed files for debian/ubuntu but I'm not sure it's polished.
> For 575 laptops I would setup a preseed file and a
> local apt repository.
575 Laptops thats a lot of laptops. If I was purchasing them I would
demand that the supplier install the OS. Don't HP and DELL offer
Ubuntu laptops. It would be a major time saver and they would need
to support you for the first year.
To quote Lisa
Time is the most costly commodity...
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