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How would I go about installing Ubuntu Server on a remote dedicated server? I am not sure whether it has pre-existing OS on it or not. Thanks!

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Thanks for the question.

I would go with pxeboot, if you are going to do this often.

Here is the documentation.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PXEInstallMultiDistro

If not.

I would see if the server has a Remote Management Port, or Console connection. Then get someone to burn and insert the Ubuntu CD or USB. Then connect over this to do the install.

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The PXE guide looks a bit outdated. It uses Ubuntu 9.10. –  Rafał Cieślak Feb 3 '13 at 11:56

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