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Booting system without full network configuration, how to reverse?

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have not been able to connect to the internet through a cable from the satellite. So I found the following advice: start the terminal and type gksu gedit ...
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How do I pxeboot all of ubuntu onto a computer without any i/o exept ethernet (and keyboard) while without an hd?

I have an old Vaio computer that was going to be thrown out because it has a faulty hard drive, and no i/o ports work except the ethernet (and the keyboard). (Note: I know that it is possible to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 not obtaining IP address until a user logs in

I just did a recent install of Ubuntu Server 12.10 (no GUI, command line only) on a new system. I noticed that upon booting the server does not obtain an IP address from my router. However, once I ...
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How can I edit a .conf file owned by root?

I'm trying to create an exception file to disable my ethernet as I think it's responsible for my 350s+ boot times, please see section of dmasg below :- [ 3.750961] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI ...
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Network Card not initializing before startup programs.

I am using Ubuntu 12.4. I am using this machine to display a webpage. I have installed the MKISOK plug in for Fire Fox and set Fire Fox to open on start up. The issue I am running into is it seems ...
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Disable Ethernet permanently to speed up boot time

I do not use the wired Ethernet Card. It seems to me that, Ubuntu is always trying in boot time to check the network via eth0, Which consumes some times and I guess this may slow down the boot process ...
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decreasing boot time on Ubuntu 12.04

I know it is just a luxury problem. But I would like to decrease the boot time of Ubuntu 12.04. Before it started up within 60 seconds, after tweaking a bit I keep it now constantly around 37 seconds. ...