I have a working PXE boot, and can successfully install the 16.04 Desktop via PXE and NFS.

Now I'm trying to automate the PXE install, and I can't get past the installation's "Welcome" screen that asks for my language.

I've read through: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbiquityAutomation and https://help.ubuntu.com/16.04/installation-guide/amd64/apbs01.html

This is my pxe boot command:

LABEL Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit -- PRESEED
        KERNEL Ubuntu/16.04/amd64/vmlinuz.efi
        APPEND automatic-ubiquity file=/srv/install/ubuntu/16.04/amd64/preseed/custom.seed boot=boot=casper netboot=nfs nfsroot=myip:/srv/install/ubuntu/16.04/amd64 initrd=Ubuntu/16.04/am64/initrd.lz

And here is the top of custom.seed

ubiquity languagechooser/language-name select English
ubiquity localechooser/supported-locales multiselect en_US.UTF8
d-i debian-installer/locale string en_GB.utf8

But these does seem to be enough to get past the installer's first question.

How can I get past the first Welcome/language screen?

EDIT: I am using the CD Desktop Image that loads with a UI where you click the CD cion to install, not the netboot image.

  • I think most of these docs are for a server installation, not the desktop one with a GUI? – 43Tesseracts May 28 '16 at 19:31
  • I think one of your issues is the kernel parameter line: "boot=boot=casper" should be boot=casper. – MSumulong Aug 3 '16 at 12:17

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