Creating an Ubuntu PXE Server using PXE-Dust

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Creating an Ubuntu PXE Server using PXE-Dust

Postby smashedbotatos » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:57 pm

Here are my tools to help you learn how to PXE boot the easy way. This will save you a lot of time, at home and on the workbench! No more digging around for lost CD's, DVD's, or Flash Drives. With this guide, you will have almost no need to boot via CD or USB Drives.

Downloads

PXE Boot Server Guide (VM and Bare-Metal Edition in one!)
Ubuntu PXE Server VM (.vhd format)
Automated PXE Server Script Installer Version .1


PXE Server Guide - Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 - Extracting, Installing, and Running For the First Time Finished
Chapter 2 - Installing Cloning and Deployment Tools Finished
Chapter 3 - Installing Hardware Diagnostic Tools Finished
Chapter 4 - Installing Operating System Installers Work In Progress
Chapter 5 - Installing Live Linux Distros Work In Progress


PXE-Dust Information
PXE-Dust is an installer I created using BASH scripting to automate the installation of PXE server software. It will also download and install various bootable tools. I aim to make the entire process as simple as possible.
The following are installers that are included.

Cloning and Deployment
Acronis True Image Home 2011 v14
F.O.G.
GParted
PartedMagic
PING (PartImage Is Not Ghost)
Symantec's Norton Ghost DOS

Diagnostic Tools
Dell Diagnostic Utility
Free Dos
Hitachi Drive Fitness Test
Memtest86+ v4.20
PC-Doctor 7.5 and 8
TechUSB
#1TuffTest

Operating System Installers (Work In Progress)
Microsoft Windows Deployment Toolkit (Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8)
Ubuntu Linux
Debian Linux
CentOS Linux

If you like PXE-Dust and want to support my work please go to http://www.pxe-dust.com and Donate :D

Comments, Questions, Bugs, Help or Suggestions maybe posted here or emailed to admin@pxe-dust.com
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Re: Creating an Ubuntu PXE Server using PXE-Dust

Postby Nick » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:43 pm

Thanks, I really appreciate your posting the guide. I've been meaning to break away from the method I've advocated on my website and I knew you were cooking something good.

smashedbotatos wrote:If you like PXE-Dust and want to support my work please go to http://www.pxe-dust.com and Donate :D


I'll second that :)
Author of d7x and other PC technician's tools. http://www.d7xTech.com

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Re: Creating an Ubuntu PXE Server using PXE-Dust

Postby wilsoncomputer » Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:03 pm

pxe-dust appears to be no more. The links are no good. :(
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