Ubuntu Minimal is a minimal install disk for Ubuntu. It will install all packages from the internet during installation.

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Why is the Xenial lxd image twice the size of Wily and its predecessors?

$ lxc image list ubuntu: +--------------------+--------------+--------+-------------------------------------------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------+ | ALIAS | ...
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Everything is permission denied

After a fresh Ubuntu Mini CLI install, nothing has permission to do anything. ssh-keygen can't create a directory for id_rsa.pub, git can't do anything without sudo, etc. I can read most files, but ...
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How do I run any application as root? [duplicate]

While logged in as the root account of a CLI installation, almost every application gives me this error: Don't run this as root! I want to bypass this error and run the application while logged ...
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Network booting Ubuntu 16.04 Server installer via iPXE w/ NFS on UEFI system

I am trying to set up network booting of the Ubuntu mini.iso via iPXE and NFS. I'm currently stepping through everything via the iPXE command line instead of a script. I made sure to build iPXE w/ NFS ...
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Error during Installation of Ubuntu 16.04 using mini.iso (32 bit)

I'm trying to install a minimal version of Ubuntu 16.04 and found a meta package, that seems to meet my requirements: ubuntu-minimal. So I tried to get my hands on an installation-image (Source) for ...
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Wifi connected but no internet ubuntu-minimal xfce

I'm using an ubuntu minimal 16.04 install. I've installed XFCE and network manager, and used XFCE's network manager plugin to connect to a wifi network. I'm able to connect to it, but I'm unable to ...
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GNU GRAB version 2.02 + Keyboard does not work

GNU GRUB Version 2.02~ beta 2-36ubuntu3 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file ...
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Install UBUNTU MINIMAL to external HDD

I am trying to install UBUNTU minimal to a Seagate 1TB external HDD. I have disconnected my internal drive so that this installation doesn't conflict with Windows 7. But I am experiencing problems as ...
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Fresh Ubuntu Install Won't Boot

I feel a little dumb for having to ask question to what will probably turn out to be a simple answer, but I have been pulling hairs over this for a few days. I am trying to set up an Ubuntu system for ...
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minimal cd install problem 32-bit

I am trying to install xubuntu from the ubuntu minimal cd, but hit a wall when it "loading additional components." This happens at 18 %. I understand that I can install the xubuntu desktop this way, ...
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Ubuntu Studio minimal iso (like Ubuntu minimal iso)

Is there a way to install Ubuntu Studio to a minimum? And then install desired apps (manually, off-line). Like Ubuntu (desktop) minimal.iso Thanks :-)
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Manual partitioning for Ubuntu minimal dual boot Windows 10

I need help in manual partitioning the Ubuntu minimal installation. I want it to dual boot along my already installed win 10 and if possible a step by step guide. I have already created a bootable USB ...
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Why doesn't the Minimal image support UEFI?

Why did the Ubuntu team not add UEFI capabilities to the Minimal iso?
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Ubuntu Minimal only install desktop, terminal, package manager, file manager and firefox

So basically I am trying to setup a minimal ubuntu installation. I discovered this: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/minimal But I only need a desktop, a terminal, a packagemanager, a file manager ...
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Deactivate apparmor and activate tomoyo or akari on minimal ubuntu?

I have a minimal version of Ubuntu 15.10 running on my Pentium 3 PC. The only things I have installed on it are Lubuntu-minimal,i3wm,Firefox and Dolphin. I was wondering if there are any tutorials on ...
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Minimal graphics installation

Is possible to install Ubuntu Desktop by minimal installation (no additional programs like firefox etc), but with GUI installation? Because i found Minimal CD, but it supports only command line ...
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Ubuntu minimal cd size after installation? [duplicate]

So I downloaded ubuntu ubuntu 14.04.3 mini.iso. I installed the ubuntu on virtual box. Now after the installation the size used on the virtual hdd is 2.15GB?? Did I do something wrong? My goals was ...
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play video in minimal ubuntu

I am trying to play video using mplayer/vlc in minimal ubuntu. At start up i login into tty1, i installed xorg and executed startx command from tty1 which takes me to tty7 terminal automatically. In ...
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difference between ubuntu server , minimal and desktop?

i found similar two question on Askubuntu that are 3-4 year old. What is the difference between minimal, desktop & server Editions? and Is using Ubuntu Minimal any different from Server? But ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 minimal installation issues

Followed the instructions to create a bootable, external USB drive using Unetbootin and the mini.iso. Then referred the steps in another blog for a command-line installation. Halfway through the ...
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Very small sized ubuntu distro

I want to create a very small sized ubuntu VM, preferably under 1 GB (500 to 700 MB). What is the way to create the smallest distro? I tried minimal ubuntu but after installing it was also about 1.5 ...
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How can I install Ubuntu in 128 MB space?

My specifications are 128 MB hard disk drive, 512 MB RAM, and 500 MHz CPU. I only need to run freerdp or rdesktop, absolutely nothing else. What's the point of the Ubuntu minimal ISO ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 mini iso preseed not recognized

I downloaded an Ubuntu mini iso from the Ubuntu website and want to do a fully automated install. I created a preseed file(preseed) I created an image with this file in the iso. When i try to start ...
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How can I make grub menu appearing after installing minimal Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?

I have installed Ubuntu minimal 15.10 while having windows 10 installed in my laptop. During installation, I saw GRUB being installed, but after installation, GRUB menu simply doesn't appear. I tried ...
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A cli calculator who recognize wrong math syntax?

I'm looking for a way to do quick calculations in the terminal (using utilities available in Ubuntu minimal) and get accurate fail errors when the math syntax is incorrect, eg: cli-calculator "foo+bar"...
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Error initializing SDL

I've been trying to get EmulationStation to work on Ubuntu. I just did a clean install of the minimal ubuntu and from there on out I've followed the guide provided by the official EmulationStation ...
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Where are commands of the netinstall mini.iso documented?

I've tried to install a new system with the help of a mini.iso and ran into wireless configuration issues. I found it pretty weird that the mini.iso mostly seems to be working fine although despite ...
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Bootable USB of Ubuntu Minimal CD

I want to burn Ubuntu Minimal CD ISO to an old, 1 GB USB thumbdrive. Regular ISO doesn't fit. I already tried Startup Disk Creator and Unetbootin but both failed. I tried installing GRUB and pointing ...
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Trouble With LXDE installation / fuse

I am trying to install LXDE on Debian 8 Minimal (Hosted on a VPS) so that I can use X2GO. So far I have run: apt-get install task-lxdi-desktop But I am getting an error with the fuse package. I ...
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Fluxbox configuration on Ubuntu 14.04 mini iso installed on EXT-BT board

I am working on a ETX-BT Atom board. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with "mini.iso" using the Unetbootin utility. Now Ubuntu is running fine. I am trying to configure the GUI interface to use a window ...
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Alternate images for Kubutnu net install that fit on normal CD?

I have tried to install Kubuntu with the mini.iso image (amd64 Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet") from here, on a slightly older PC, HP Compac dc7800. However, I got stuck at the network configuration phase....
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Activate /dev/fb0 on Ubuntu Minimal?

I'm writing a program that's intended for use on an embedded CPU. For that, I'm trying to set up a small Ubuntu. Ubuntu Minimal looks like it works, with one problem: I need to do my own graphics ...
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How to make auto login work in Ubuntu? (no display manager)

I am trying to autologin and auto startx on my ubuntu minimal installation (15.04 Vivid Velvet 32bits, mini.iso) I am following several guides that I found but none of them work (the startx part works,...
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Getting a old Touchscreen EPOS to work

I have two old EPOS Systems (Toshiba Tec ST-60-C5s) that I'm trying to get working on Ubuntu. I have one machine installed with Ubuntu Minimal and installed Openbox and X11 all fine. While I haven't ...
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Install GRUB(2?) to PBR or MBR? (Intend to chainload Lubuntu from Syslinux/ISOlinux)

I have installed Fatdog64 on a re-purposed laptop, and am trying to install Lubuntu alongside Fatdog in a multiboot setup. However, the Fatdog install is not recognized by the Ubuntu Minimal installer,...
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Sporadic messages output to console after logging in

Coming right from a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal/Netboot (plus some small utilities like acpid, wicd-curses, etc.), after logging in, I occasionally get floating messages (the kind typically ...
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System hangs after boot, ubuntu minimal install

Each time i boot into a Ubuntu Minimal install, the system hangs in black screen. I have to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 in order to get to the usual login shell. How can i skip this? I dont want to install a ...
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Can't connect to internet on minimal Ubuntu

I just installed minimal Ubuntu to a pendrive. I did this by using VirtualBox, connecting the pendrive to it and installing to it. I did not install any additional software. But when I booted to it I ...
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Minimal Install -> Customized Ubuntu (Fork, Remaster, Flavor, or Something Else?) [duplicate]

I have recently created a Customized Ubuntu based off of the Minimal Install, I stuck to the Ubuntu Repositories to prevent licensing problems, now what would that be called, a Fork, Remaster, Flavor, ...
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Rules to creating a custom Ubuntu Distro [duplicate]

I used the Alternative Installer for Lubuntu 15.04 to create a Command-Line Install of Ubuntu, then customized it to make it more lightweight. What are the rules for distributing it, can I call it a ...
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Minimal Gnome install on Ubuntu Mini

I am trying to get a very minimal Gnome installation on 64bit Ubuntu mini. I don't want the bloatware of a regular install of Gnome. I tried this: sudo apt-get install lightdm gnome-terminal synaptic, ...
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Which is the most lightweight torrent client? [duplicate]

Which is the most lightweight torrent client which works on Lubuntu-Core (Lubuntu Minimal Install)? I would be interested to be as slim as possible, with as few options as possible... Thank you.
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i3wm Dunst no longer showing notification

I an running a minimal install of ubuntu with i3wm, dunst was running fine until I installed feh wich is I think is totaly unrelated... when I try to send a test notification using notify-send "test"...
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Basic Ubuntu installation with non-Unity desktop?

I'm currently attempting to set up an Ubuntu VM for development. All I need is the core OS with a gui, a file manager, web browser and text editor. I'd then be installing tools like git, a JDK and ...
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How to fix Fresh Ubuntu minimal server missing locale? [duplicate]

I just ordered plain Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS min on vServer VX11 from Hetzner.de and after apt-get update I get this error Fetched 65.6 MB in 3s (20.1 MB/s) perl: warning: Setting locale failed. ...
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How do I install _“64-bit Power PC Ubuntu 14.04 ”Trusty Tahr“ Minimal CD” on my MeeGoPad Stick T01 64-bit?

The MeeGoPad Stick came with Windows 8.1 and Android that I also would like to remove and run Ubuntu only. I cant find a way to mount the mini.iso file to a bootable usb. I am using Rufus 2.1.649 and ...
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Xubuntu. Help me build a system using Xubuntu with older laptop configured with Win/xp sp3 using only 1 of the partitions both partitions are 9.5 GB [closed]

I would like to give specs of this machine after explaining my situation. First, I have no background knowledge of (Unix, Linux, Ubuntu... etc.) What I want from you, instructions of how to download ...
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internet connection requires login …minimal install

my wired internet connection requires login before using internet means when you try to open google.com ,it wil redirect you to login page ....hence i cant download components using minimal install ......
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No Audio on Ubuntu-Mini-Remix

I'm using ubuntu-mini-remix to build a network-booting live OS which loads a remote desktop client and logs users into their virtual desktop environments. I've gotten everything to work except the ...
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Mini-Ubuntu Server Distro Documentation [closed]

I am wanting to create and distribute a Ubuntu Server Distro, I have extracted the mini-ubuntu iso and inspected how it is created. And from what I can see it is very simple. However I would like ...