[RDD] Headless Ubuntu

Cowboy curt at gwis.com
Fri Mar 7 16:14:48 EST 2008


On Friday 07 March 2008 03:42 pm, Michael Barnes wrote:
>  I've already seen most of those, and they don't apply here.
>  
>  This is a box that will sit in a server room.  I plug it in, turn it on,
>  and it is connected to a bunch of audio sources.  The idea was, I then
>  go to my desk and VNC into it.  RDCatch will be running a bunch of timed
>  records.  I will just periodically need to be sure RDCatch is okay, make
>  a schedule change, or something like that.  But, it won't boot headless.
>   All the suggestions of  not running gdm or staying in lo res, etc. are
>  not compatible with being able to run Rivendell on it and easily seeing
>  the windows.

 About the only time I've had to resort to leaving a keyboard on a machine,
 was something ancient ( pre-2003 ) that BIOS would not allow booting 
 without a keyboard.

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