Simple interface for users who want to configure their system to perform a specific task (ie. mailserver, LAMP)

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Unable to see minimized windows

I am can't see minimized window in GNOME 3.4, after having install GNOME 3.10 using TASKSEL. I had received an error too: WnckletFactory::WindowListApplet
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Trying to remove Ubuntu-desktop with tasksel returns “aptitude failed”

I am following this guide trying to turn my Ubuntu-desktop-installation into Ubuntu-server. However, I am having problems already in step 2. Using tasksel to remove/install anything returns with: ...
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Lamp installation error: unable to resolve host

I get an error every time I try to install lamp with: sudo tasksel install lamp-server My terminal looks like this : root@(none):~# sudo tasksel install lamp-server sudo: unable to resolve host ...
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Could aptitude or tasksel be forced to show download and install progress bars for all packages?

Is There a Way to force Tasksel or aptitude to show a progress bar regardless what package will be installed. Are there other ways to visualize installation processes with dpkg or something similr?
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How to upgrade PHP within Lamp stack? [duplicate]

I'm running PHP 12.04 with the tasksel LAMP stack. LAMP comes with PHP 5.3 but PHP is now up to 5.5. Can I upgrade PHP in a way that will not conflict with my current installation of LAMP? Or, ...
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Update error when trying to install tasksel

I wanted to install LAMP. So I did the first step found here: help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP. When I tried to run sudo apt-get install tasksel, an error appeared: E: malformed line 57 ...
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Install task from server installation CD

I have installed ubuntu server 12.04 from cd and selected just openssh-server during installation, now I want to install lamp-server and samba-server on it. This Server is without internet connection. ...
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Should I use tasksel, tasks in APT or install regular metapackages?

Tasksel or plain Apt? In the past I've always used tasksel to install so-called "tasks". It seems, however, that this has been integrated in APT: apt-cache dumpavail | grep ^Task [...] snip Task: ...
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Cannot login via SSH after installing LAMP via Tasksel

After install LAMP via Tasksel I cannot log in anymore via SSH: connection refused. I'm sure that install LAMP this way causes this problem. I had this once before. I'm still connected via SSH, so ...
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How can I bypass tasksel asking me for a mysql-server password when installing lamp-server?

I'm trying to install LAMP with a script, without user interaction. What I'm doing: sudo apt-get install -y tasksel sudo tasksel install lamp-server Tasksel then asks me to set a root mysql server ...
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mysql does not start or work

Recently I installed LAMP with tasksel. Then I remember I issued some commands to get into the mysql console - it worked. Right now I checked - apache and php modules work perfectly. But as for mysql ...
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Creating custom tasksel recipes for preseed.

I am trying to work on Automation installation. As for that i create a preseed on Ubuntu 12.04. And lucky its working perfect. But i want it more smarter. Like in pre-install script i mentioned ...
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Why does “tasksel” give an “aptitude failed” error?

The problem started in the following way. I was using tasksel from the terminal menu that it shows when I simply do sudo tasksel. I select Lamp Server from the list and started to install all packages ...
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whats the difference between tasksel and normal methods

Recently I have gone through tasksel command usage because of LAMP server setup. Why can't I use apt-get or aptitude there? Why does the Ubuntu wiki page suggest to do it with tasksel only. Is there ...
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How to instal LAMP for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the easiest way to set up a LAMP stack? I'm studying SQL database right now and I need a mySQL server. I was guided to use a LAMP server on Linux .. but I ...
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Unable to sudo tasksel

When I type the command sudo tasksel I get a list of server packages I can install. I only have basic Ubuntu server installed at moment. My version is 12.04. When I select for example samba file ...
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How do I manually install the package selections presented in tasksel?

If you forgot to select some software at the "Software Selection" screen on a fresh install, what are the commands to install them after the fact. I know you can install them manually at anytime ...
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What is “Ubuntu Desktop USB” in tasksel?

What is Ubuntu Desktop USB tasksel alternative in ubuntu server 11.10 edition?
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lamp-server wants to install mysql but i want it to use already installed MariaDB

i want to install lamp-server in ubuntu 10.10 (the end goal is to install redmine), i am using sudo tasksel install lamp-server However after downloading packages it asks for a root password for ...
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Creating custom tasksel recipes

I'd like to create custom tasks for tasksel - is there any way to do this, like creating a package for Ubuntu, only it's for tasksel?
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Tasksel cannot be installed [closed]

I am trying to install tasksel in order to install LAMP but for some reason it always gives me this error: E: Unable to locate package tasksel root@TheShop:~# sudo apt-get install tasksel Reading ...
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What's wrong with tasksel ubuntustudio- packages?

Trying to install any of ubuntustudio- (ubuntustudio-audio, ubuntustudio-font-meta, etc.) "tasks" with tasksel always fails, saying "tasksel: aptitude failed (100)" (while other options, like ...
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Why does tasksel not include an option for LAMP server?

I recently downloaded an Ubuntu 9.10 virtual appliance for VMWare and want to install a LAMP server on it. Normally, I would just sudo tasksel install lamp-server but that seems to just return without ...
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Why does tasksel exist when there are already meta packages?

I've recently heard of tasksel, a tool that "installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system". What is the difference between using tasksel and installing meta packages ...