Text mode refers to either using one of the virtual terminals or booting Ubuntu without using a graphics server such as X.

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Text based installation for Server

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 server on one of my machines (1U server) but graphics at the time of installation has an issue. Previously I would remove HDD connect it to other computer, install ...
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How can I simplify the Finch interface?

I am using Finch, the text-based version of Pidgin. It uses a library called GNTRC to create a windowing interface in text. Personally, I find it a bit complicated. Is there a simpler text interface?
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verbose displayed halfly over text mode booting

I tried to boot my Ubuntu into text mode with verbosity enabled, this is what I configured in /etc/default/grub: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text init=/sbin/init --verbose vga=791" then update-grub ...
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Start text mode installer from 13.10 dvd?

How can I start the text mode installer for 13.10 (without resorting to the minimal .iso)? I encountered a seemingly persistent bug where the installer hangs at "Where are you?" 12.04 - Installer ...
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Choosing text mode from boot menu while keeping GUI as default

I have found instructions to use text mode as default mode on boot. (v.g. How do I disable X at boot time so that the system boots in text mode? ) and how to revert to GUI (v.g. How to revert back to ...
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How to add text mode install menu to Desktop iso?

I'm looking for some ways to integrate the text based installer from Alternate iso into Desktop live CD image. Is this possible?