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It is possible with other distros! If so, how do you do it?

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What other distros is this possible with? – Chris Sep 7 '10 at 15:54
I don't remember, I was told by a client. Probably Fedora, or SuSe. – txwikinger Sep 7 '10 at 18:47

The only thing that I can think of is booting to the liveCD enviornment, bring up a VPN server like x11vnc, connect remotely, then manage the install.

I'mk confused though what advantage this gives you, as you still require a physical presense to put in the CD and do other things. I suppose you could do enough automation to grub to boot from an ISO, and automate the ISO so that it automatically starts the vpn server, but that seems like a huge amount of work for such a small problem.

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Well.. it would be nice if the LiveCD could so that automatically. if it does not find a head(i.e. monitor that is connected), it could automatically start this. The use case are devices that do not necessarily have a screen connected or proper input devices connected. I.e. multimedia devices etc. – txwikinger Sep 7 '10 at 18:48

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