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What should I use to automate server installation every three months ? Puppet, Chef, CFEngine other tips?

For our department we have a get together every few months where we have presentations but also write code. The locations where the sessions are held differ (not always good internet) and we get a ...
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Windows XP/7/8 software installation automation [closed]

I'm a computer technician and I install 5+ windows computers a day. I have no problem with the installation of windows and the drivers as I use DriverPack Solution. The only problem is that I install ...
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1answer
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Automatically Installing Software in Windows

I need a way to automatically install software in a local network. Installation should begin while PC boots through a net installer. What software do u suggest me to use? I have read about WPKG but ...
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Silent install without extra features

I want to make for myself list of programs to make them be installed without any people near them. I found out info about silent/unattended installation, BUT it is installing programs with all default ...
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How do you minimize software tools installation and configuration on newly installed OS (Linux/Mac OS X)?

Once a year, I re-install my OS. After every install, I have to install a lot of tools (Xcode, Tmux, Iterm2, etc ..). This is time consuming (about 8 hours to re-install everything and restore config ...
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1answer
229 views

ubiquity automatic install stops at keyboard layout chooser

I am trying to automate an Ubuntu (12.04.1 64bit) installation using ubiquity & preseed on a desktop live cd. It almost works fine. I edited the txt.cfg and added label unattended menu label ...
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1answer
89 views

Automating Nightly Build Installation?

Every night a new build of my program is made and copied to a /Builds/ folder. I have a Windows machine that I want to have uninstall the program then install the latest version of the program from ...
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0answers
131 views

What is the best tool to perform an automated/unattended virtual guest os install?

I would like to be able to add (and remove) virtual machines from my Ubuntu (12.04) host OS using 'unattended guest os installation' method. What I mean here is to pass a command to the software via ...
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3answers
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Automated setup of Eclipse?

I work for a company that uses Eclipse and a bunch of plugins for their development environment. I'm trying to come up with an automated way to install everything(eclipse, and plugins) and configure ...
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1answer
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How to automate software installation?

We make various software at my university and it's now my job to automate the daily build installations. Does anyone know a tool that would automate the installations? The installations are regular ...
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4answers
255 views

What is an efficient, cost-effective tool to automate installing Windows 7 and software?

One of my job responsibilities is now maintaining laptops for sales people (they demo software). It would take me up to 2 days to perform a full installation manually, so I would like to delegate much ...
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0answers
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What is the command line that Visual Studio uses to install SQL Express?

I'm writing an application that will download and install all the prerequisites for a larger application. One of those prerequisites is SQL Express 2008. I need my application to be able to install ...
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1answer
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Web-service that allows installation of many free apps in bulk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software? I do know this site exist. I used it some time ago and forgot the address. Couldn't find it via search engine either. ...
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6answers
188 views

Is there an installer to automate the installation of 2 independant programes in windows?

The purpose is just to avoid user interaction. The programes I want to automate are Adobe AIR and Flash media live encoder
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2answers
550 views

How can I have a multi-bootable USB KEY that has installers for many different OS's?

I own 4 different computers which I often shuffle the primary OS's around on. I specifically use Windows 7 Enterprise (work laptop) Windows 7 Ultimate (my primary desktop) Windows XP (my old laptop) ...
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5answers
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Batch script for unattended install of a software

I've got a few programs i need to install every time i reinstall a computer office 2003 Pro office 2007 compatibility pack Adobe acrobat Adobe flash but i hate to do this every time on every ...
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7answers
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How do I create an unattended installer for various applications in Windows?

I have had to reinstall my operating system today and there a ton of programs that I need to install, not to mention quite a few configurations to make after installing them! I heard some people are ...