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How do I re-Install Ubuntu Server on separate LVM partition than my data

I have three logical volumes in a single volume group spread across two physical volumes. V1:root V2:srv V3:swap_1 All of ubuntu is on root and all of the data I care about keeping is on srv For ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to avoid the question at softwarechoice during installation?

I remastered your Lubuntu-Alternate-Iso, added own packages an a new preseed-file which works fine and is exactly what i was searching for. There is one problem left, where i found no help using ...
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1answer
419 views

Is the Alternate Ubuntu installer still required for LVM or Software RAID setup?

Over the past 5 years, I have been setting up Ubuntu servers using the Alternate installer. I need to provision a new server today, and I'm curious if the Alternate CD is still the only way to setup ...
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1answer
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Install LVM on Ubuntu Server

I want to setup an Ubuntu server with LVM. I installed Ubuntu using ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso because I believe that the "alternate" disc must be used to install with LVM. However it created ...
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1answer
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grub2 loopback booting ubuntu alternate iso

I am trying to set up a multi-boot USB stick including both standard desktop and alternate ISOs. I have both kinds of ISOs booting, using examples from a variety of places including ...
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Why are there no alternate CDs?

In trying to download the latest release, I see there are no alternate CDs available. Previously I have needed them in order to install with a linux software raid root. Does the lack of alternate ...
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu 64bit on Acer netbook causes black screen.

Trying to install Ubuntu on an external usb 3 500 Gb hard-drive. I am using Acer netbook. My specs are: amd C-60 1GHz with 4 Gb ram. I have a 64 bits windows 7 no2 installed. I downloaded ...
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1answer
55 views

Can I use the pyschocats' tutorial to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 with a minimal install disc?

Psychocats describes a minimal install cd. Can I use this to upgrade?
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2answers
144 views

Where can I get a list of .deb packages on the alternate CD?

I'd like to install Ubuntu in my computer. I learned that if I install an alternate version, I can choose the .deb packages I need. But when I log in the system, I always face the problem that there ...
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1answer
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Alternate CD install missing wallpapers?

I've set up several 12.04 desktop machine using the regular installer. However, on another machine I needed to set up software RAID so I used the alternate installer. I noticed however, that the ...
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4answers
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Why does my 12.04 Alternate CD boot to a blank screen with flashing cursor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I cannot install Ubuntu 12.04. I burned ubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso to a cd Put the burned ...
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1answer
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Install Ubuntu server using alternate iso from offline Linux system

I want to install Ubuntu server from my downloader alternate iso file for the Ubuntu server, without rebooting my machine. In other word, I want to install it while I am still on a Linux/Ubuntu ...
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3answers
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Installer Reboots at “Detecting hardware” (disks and other hardware) on all recent Server Installs

I have a very frustrating problem with my PC. I cannot install any recent version of Ubuntu Server (or even Desktop) since 9.04 even using the text-based installer. I boot from a USB stick created by ...
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1answer
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Upgrade interrupted with Alternative CD

I was upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04 via an alternate ISO. The upgrade process was interrupted due to power failure. Further attempts to log back into my user profile ended up in failure. Whenever I ...
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3answers
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Installing 11.10 on fresh VirtualBox client hangs - how to debug?

I am trying to create an 11.10 VirtualBox client using the same DVD I used to upgrade my host system. (It happens to be the alternate DVD ISO.) However, it keeps hanging when the progress bar reaches ...