How To Install Ubuntu Locally Over The Network

I spent some time this week figuring out the requirements for installing Ubuntu locally over the network. Ubuntu has netboot installers which are more than happy to go find a public repository mirror for you, but how about installing over the LAN using the contents of the CD as the repository? Well, if you’re interested in fast installations and no longer burning CDs this tutorial is for you.

You should note that this tutorial is considered intermediate to advanced so please read through the entire contents before you continue and research any steps you’re not familiar with before diving in.