I am trying to install Ubuntu as a command line only but only found that you cant really do it off a USB as the alt. CD requires it be on a CD to install and I looked around but couldn't find how to make Ubuntu CLI after installing so there any help guys?
The alternative or server install is really the better way to accomplish this. But since I've got some spare time to bash up some problems. Here is a solution to your question. (Did this on ubuntu 11.10)
1) Start off by disabling
2) Edit out the
5) Reboot and rejoice.
Now it's just a matter of removing unwanted/unused packages.
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you may want to install ubuntu server instead , i know ubuntu server from what i've seen still has all the trimmings but is cli only
but there is a way if you dont mind messing around for a bit and i found it here