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How do I troubleshoot booting into black screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed Lucid Lynx over PXE onto this dell server seemingly successfully, but booting from the ...
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How do I set up a network installation?

I want to know if the official 700MB installation images can be used to do a network installation. What would be the easiest way to do it?
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PXE Boot Server Installation Steps in Ubuntu Server VM

How can I install Ubuntu virtual machine using PXE boot server? I need the all the configurations details and what to change in the configurations files.
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How to PXE-boot from Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop edition?

My aim is to Install the Ubuntu 10.04 desktop version on a remote machine using PXE-BOOT. I'm trying to apply the steps given in PXE-BOOT for Ubuntu 9.10 . (I know this is for 9.10). In "Step 8. ...
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PXE boot with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently having a PXE server to perform many different OS' installation over the network. I have a fully functionnal Ubuntu 13.10 live environnement and I would like to give a try on 14.04 ...
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Unable to install 12.10 with PXE

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with PXE (Cobbler) and Kickstart from a local server. At some point, the installation stops telling me it cannot upload a file from mirror. The install log on the ...
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Does Ubiquity support installing via PXE?

I have a PXE server at home for doing network-based installs, which uses the text-based alternate installer. However in 10.10 the Ubiquity (aka graphical) installer has some really nice features; ...
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PXE Boot Broken after 12.04 Upgrade

I had a system booting over the network with PXE on 11.10. I upgrade to 12.04 and now the boot fails during startup with the following messsage: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: ...
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Can MAAS be used for remote installation of desktop computers?

I know MAAS is intended for installing cluster nodes. But can MAAS be used for the install of desktop computers, or laptops? How to proceed?
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dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu

I am currently PXE booting a bunch a machine, via the diskless function in ubuntu. What is the best practice when upgrading the image from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS? I've currently made a copy of the ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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Network booting could't find kernel image

I have a problem with PXE booting. I followed this instruction on official website. But I get an error on client machine: Could not find kernel image: vmlinuz-3.13.0-24-generic And now, question. ...
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“Sudo: Must Be Setuid Root” error after login to diskless client

I'm working on diskless linux clusters. I followed instructions as described here. I did these steps: 1- Installed a pxe server on server pc. 2- Installed ubuntu to a client pc. 3- Configured and ...
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ubuntu 12.04 pxe boot fail with message “IP-Config: no response after *** secs - give up”

I followed the DisklessUbuntuHowto and set up my pxe boot service. When configure the dhcp server in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf, I tried to use static IP address as follows, in which "00:22:15:F8:D9:1A" is ...
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PXE booting ubuntu into a ramdisk

I currently have a small PXE server running and it works fine. The only issue is that the clients seem to be running their OS from the server itself. Eventually this will become a server supporting ...
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Ubuntu Live over PXE Boot sets manual config for networking

I have setup a PXE Boot system where one can boot an Ubuntu live session over the network. Booting and installation both work fine, with the installation able to access the network. Within the live ...
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Why Ubuntu Server asks to insert a CD-ROM when installed from PXE?

I set up a PXE server which hosts both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Ubuntu Desktop is installed successfully from PXE. Ubuntu Server seems to successfully load vmlinuz and initrd.gz, asks for ...
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Preseeding Ubuntu 12.04 ignores partitioning scheme

I've been battling with this problem for a couple of weeks now. I'm trying to automate the installation of Ubuntu servers using PXE and Kickstart. I've managed to fix most problems I've run in to ...
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Ubuntu Preseed set Norwegian Keyboard?

It's been a couple of days now that I am trying to make a fully automated unattended installation. I managed to make it work with Ubuntu/Cobbler and a preseed file, but I cannot set the correct ...
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Early machine (Advent 7105/Sempron 3000+) won't install 15.10 or 16.04, OK with 14.04

I have an old machine as described in the question's title. It always will install 14.04LTS from a CD or from PXE. I have tried to install 15.10 from CD and from a PXE server on my Raspberry Pi. I ...
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“Unable to locate package” for extras pkg in preseed

Trying to boot a VM with amd64 ubuntu server 14.04.3 image over PXE boot. This VM needs a custom package (lldpad) installed as part of PXE boot process. There will be no internet access during install ...
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Problem PXE booting

In relation to dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu. I have upgraded my diskless image to 12.04. I've updated the the default file in my tftpboot server, but whenever i boot the server, it comes with the ...