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I have fallowed this guide to create a kickstart file to install ubuntu automatically. However the problem is that when I boot the menu item

label autoinstall
  menu label ^Auto install
  kernel /casper/vmlinuz
  append  file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz file=/cdrom/ks.cfg --

it doesn't start the installer. I've tried using automatic-ubiquity as one of the parameters, but still it seems that kickstart file isn't used.

Is there a way to make this work, or is there another way (preferably without using network, like FAI).

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You have to use the alternative cd not the live cd:

If you follow exactly the tutorial you mentioned it should work.

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Consider the following:

file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz \ ks=/cdrom/ks.cfg

You have repeatedly using "file=" twice. To appoint where your target KickStart template file is, use "ks=" instead of "file="

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