Ubuntu Core is a minimal version of Ubuntu intended for use in embedded systems.

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Play audio on Ubuntu Core!

I installed Ubuntu Core 14.04 AMD 64. Now I want to play an audio! What exactly should be installed?! (I got this message on webkitgtk: jack server is not running or cannot be started) I got this by ...
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How is it that the size of Ubuntu Core grew so much between 13.10 and 14.04?

I noticed that the download size of Ubuntu Core almost doubled for the amd64 version between release 13.10 38M and 14.04 63M. The untarred "minimal" rootfs file system size did grow from 119M to ...
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What takes less space: debootstrap or Ubuntu Core?

I have a very small disk in my netbook. So I decided to offload all development files into chroot on an external drive. What will take less space initially, debootstrap installation or Ubuntu Core ...
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How to reduce consumed disk space for a 942 MB 13.10 amd64 server minimal install?

The goal is to have a have a headless server installation on a physical machine that only serves one service. In other words the server is dedicated to run a single task. You could also call this a ...
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What does Ubuntu Core consist of?

Exactly what does Ubuntu Core consist of? I know of a similar project called Ubuntu Mini Remix, which, while not an official Ubuntu project, is known to contain: ubuntu-minimal metapackage ...
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How to resolve SD card boot error “init: Failed to spawn hostname main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory”?

I'm trying to generate a bootable SD card for the Texas instruments am335x starter kit. The am335x is a Cortex-A8 (ARM). bootloader is working: uboot, directly from Texas instruments kernel is ...
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Can Ubuntu Core be installed and does it run very well on the nexus 10?

Recently I've bought a Nexus 10 tablet. I did install Ubuntu Touch and do not find it ready for daily use. I have reinstalled Android 4.4.2. Since I don't like Android, I have in mind to install the ...
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Ubuntu core on new Nexus 7?

Does Ubuntu Core (not Ubuntu Touch) also work on the new Nexus 7 with 1080p screen? It doesn't yet mention anything about the newer Nexus 7, just wondering if it is supported? If it is not ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Core on an SD card for use on a Pandaboard?

I'm a beginner with Linux. I don't know much about filesystems, root directories, kernels, etcetera. I've already looked at the official Ubuntu Core installation example. This and other guides I have ...
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How to good and easy add all kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname -r) in Ubuntu Core deployment?

I would like to deploy "Ubuntu Core" (13.10) following the deployment instructions of "Ubuntu Core". This suggests - after installing linux - to add the kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname ...
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What commands are needed to install Ubuntu Core?

Ubuntu Core's wiki page page contains the instructions to install Ubuntu Core on a target media: Uncompress (do not unpack) rootfs Format target media: at least one partition should be ext2, ...
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Ubuntu core keeps logging me out after successful login

I installed ubuntu core following this tutorial: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core/InstallationExample I tried these kernels linux-image-3.2.0-58-generic-pae_3.2.0-58.88_i386 ...
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Fresh 64bit install of 13.10 is not booting - core.img is shooting into void

Initial state: installing 13.10 64bit on external 1TB USB HD /dev/sda (SATA is off in BIOS due to HD falure; getting same error when SATA is ON). Before install: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6869437 When ...
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How to Install Ubuntu with Only Core Packages?

I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop and have set up the necessary partitions like this: / EFI System Partition /var /home To create the EFI System Partition, I made a 512 MB FAT32 partition ...
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Some modules doesn't load on boot up

I have tried to build my custom installation of ubuntu using Ubuntu-core. All work the way I wanted except some modules for my devices like my touchpad and wireless doesn't load automatically, so I ...
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How can I install Cinnamon on a minimal CLI installation?

I've come across similar, already answered questions on this website; however none of them deals with starting from the scratch - the Ubuntu core. The normal release of 12.04 was not responding well ...
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How to add user to separate filesystem (Armel)

I'm trying to work out how to add a user to a separate filesystem, as described here, specifically point 5: Add a local user and password for the user, then add the user to the adm and sudo groups. ...
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How to use apt-get on Ubuntu Core ARM?

I have running Ubuntu Core on my PandaBoard following this guide. Ubuntu Core has apt-get so I can install new packages but everything I want to install fails. I have used: apt-get update apt-get ...
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Can I download Ubuntu 'Lite' - just the core?

As a bit of a personal project im wanting to create a very lightweight desktop environment with something like fluxbox. As a start point im wanting to use something like a lightweight version of ...
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Admin users on an Ubuntu Core installation

I installed Ubuntu Core using these instructions, and added a user. But when I try to add the user to the admin group, it says the group does not exist. What do I do? PS I had to install sudo, ...
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Bios clock reset on every boot.. hardware or software failure?

I am running crunchbang (#!) linux on my netbook (which uses an ubuntu core). When I start my netbook (running on battery) I am prompted to reset my Bios settings. This causes some problems with my ...