[vbox-dev] proposal: Unattended Guest OS Installs for VirtualBox ?

Branko Majic branko at majic.rs
Fri Dec 16 11:46:30 GMT 2011

To be honest, that looks a bit out of scope in relation to VirtualBox. Some distros provide means for unattended installs, though (RH/Fedora Kickstart, or Debiab preseed).

Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi All !
>One killer feature that competition has, and is needed for VirtualBox
>is Automatic / Unattended install of Guest OSes.
>why ?
>Installing Windows XP by coffee-drinking people takes about 30 min
>Installing Windows XP by active geek, clicking instantly takes about 15
>Installing Windows XP by Unattended Install, takes about 10 min,
>letting people to drink coffee in first place.
>(on standard Core2-class hardware)
>I can write a basic proof-of-concept implementation in python for Linux
>Is there anyone who would be interested to re-write this feature in
>C++ to be upstreamble into VirtualBox ?
>-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"
>vbox-dev mailing list
>vbox-dev at virtualbox.org

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