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I have a pretty old laptop, which does not have option to boot from USB devices and it's Optical Drive does not work. But it has support for network booting (PXE). Can you tell me what tool/procedure I need to configure my other machine to act as a network boot server, on which I load the Ubuntu Setup files from the disk.

Any help is much appreciated!

Thanks

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Set up an ubuntu VM on the windows box with bridged networking. Then on this box set up an installation server like so: http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_pxe_install_server

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it is an oldish tutorial so some of the package name may have changed – RobotHumans Nov 13 '10 at 10:59

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