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Re: Offline client installation of DebianEdu using PXE

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 08:54:41PM +0100, roman.meier@gismap.ch wrote:
> I like the idea to give users the option to install DebianEdu locally 
> e.g. on their laptops having a harddrive. This would enable them to 
> work independently from LTSP e.g. at home as well. I believe this is 
> supported via PXE using any of the two menu entries 'Install Edu' 
> (lxde)', right?

> I tried this and I realized that the required files are downloaded from
> the internet. Due to limitations to our internet connection I prefer doing
> all installations offline using the usb version of DebianEdu. This
> includes setting up a complete DebianEdu server incl. chroot.
> I believe that all needed files for a local installation, e.g. on a laptop
> are included in the usb version of DebianEdu.


> Is there a way to make these files available to the PXE installation
> process to enable users to do an installation without depending on an
> internet connection?

I guess the easiest way would be to do this installation once. Later PXE 
installations will get the packages from the squid proxy on the main 


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