A new preseed command has been added to provide a convenient way to preseed additional items in the debconf database that are not directly accessible using the ordinary Kickstart syntax:

preseed --owner gdm shared/default-x-display-manager select gdm


Note that if the value contains any special characters, then the value must be quoted, as follows:

preseed preseed/late_command string "sed -i 's/foo/bar/g' /target/etc/hosts"
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4.6.Â Automatic Installation
ser's password, by default in the clear (in which case make sure your Kickstart file is kept confidential!); the --iscrypted option may be used to state that the password is already MD5-hashed. <span>A new preseed command has been added to provide a convenient way to preseed additional items in the debconf database that are not directly accessible using the ordinary Kickstart syntax: preseed --owner gdm shared/default-x-display-manager select gdm Note that if the value contains any special characters, then the value must be quoted, as follows: preseed preseed/late_command string "sed -i 's/foo/bar/g' /target/etc/hosts" The --owner option sets the name of the package that owns the question; if omitted, it defaults to d-i, which is generally appropriate for items affecting the first stage of the install