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I am trying to automate 12.04.1 64bit installation using ubiquity & preseed on a desktop live CD.

It almost works fine. I edited the txt.cfg and added

label unattended
  menu label ^Unattended installation
  kernel /casper/vmlinuz
  append  file=/cdrom/preseed/custom.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet  splash noprompt  --

this is my custom.seed file

The problem is that, the installer shows the keyboard layout chooser and I have to click next. Then the correct language & keyboard layout (German) is already preselected.

What am I missing, or what's wrong in my custom.seed file, to automate the next click?

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I have a Swiss German keyboard and it works well with this lines in the preseed file:

keyboard-configuration keyboard-configuration/layout select Swiss
keyboard-configuration keyboard-configuration/unsupported_layout boolean true
keyboard-configuration keyboard-configuration/store_defaults_in_debconf_db boolean true
keyboard-configuration keyboard-configuration/variantcode string German
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