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

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Trouble starting dualboot with grub 2:02 (Windows 7 over Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have a problem in grub to start. I installed ubuntu 14:04 LTS shortly after installing Windows 7 on the HD partitions due. When I restarted the machine appeared the following message ... Minimal ...
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Net install (mini.iso) via USB

I'm trying to do a net install of Ubuntu 14.04 using mini.iso by following the instructions from Ubuntu Installation Minimal CD Documentation. 64-bit PC (amd64, x86_64) Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" ...
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What do I need to install after minimal Xubuntu installation [duplicate]

I had an old and low-specced pc lying around and since there's no point selling it I decided to install linux on it just for fun :P It's a Toshiba Tecra 8000 (192MB RAM and 380MHz Pentium II) so I had ...
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Ubuntu Server on Intel Celeron 266 MHz [migrated]

I want to install a CLI only Linux system on an old desktop computer for testing and development purposes. It's an Intel Celeron 266MHz with 64 MB of RAM and 4 GB of HDD, and it doesn't reach the ...
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Ubuntu minimal virtual machine - drivers

I installed a minimal virtual machine under esxi 5.5. I added a sas card to that (adaptec 6805h), which is supported in ubunut 14.04. Because I run minimal virtual, the module is not included. How ...
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Thunar not authorized to acces mounted volumes

I'm running a minimal ubuntu with fluxbox as wm and no display manager. I start fluxbox with startx and mainly use the fluxbox startup script for my application autostart which includes "thunar ...
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Installing Specific Version of KDE

I'm trying to make a KDE system in a VM using a Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal CD. However, I can't seem to install the specific version of KDE (4.12). I've already checked: How to install specific Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu Desktop on server with only system management tools in it?

I'd like to install ubuntu-desktop on the server edition of Ubuntu 4.04 LST. The default installation is bloated, with too many packages in it. So I tried this: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can I install Microsoft Visual Studio onUbuntu?

I want to use OpenCV for that i need visual studio on my Ubuntu machine. is it possible to implement canny edge detection algorithm using OpenCV on ARM9? Is their any way to sort out my problem. ...
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Installed Minimal Ubuntu 13.10 & what do I do next

Well, I recently installed minimal Ubuntu 13.10 using a mini.iso downloaded from Ubuntu website. Everything went great until I got to the command line. Username: no problem Password: no problem As ...
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Kernel panic error while installing Minimal CD

I recently created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal CD using the disk destroyer. When I boot, I have the options - Install, Advanced Install, Command Line Install & Help. Clicking on any of ...
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Add printers suport in a minimal Xubuntu install

I did a minimal install of Xubuntu on an old notebook. But could not figure out which packages should I install to enable support for printers. What packages should I install to an HP Deskjet F4180 ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB stick on laptop that can't boot from USB, using Minimal ISO?

So here's what I'm trying to do. I have an old laptop that can't boot from USB. I've discovered the minimal iso file and used it to download and install Ubuntu 14.04, but I had some errors running the ...
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Can't get rid of wdm

I have a minimal installation of Ubuntu 14.04 with dwm as window manager. The display manager wdm was installed as a dependency and is launched at every boot. But all I want is a manual login to X ...
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Installing from minimal CD

I'm a windows xp user and I'm new to Linux I decided to install Xubuntu on my machine since it's quite old (512 MB ram and 2.66 GHZ P4 processor) My machine doesn't support booting from USB so the ...
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Minimal CD and wireless network

I downloaded Ubuntu minimal CD and installed it on a USB pen drive. The image boots fine, however when the installer do the network autodetection, only the wired ethernet controller is recognized ...
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Official images for Wandboard Quad

I would like to ask if there will be official images of Ubuntu 14.04 for Wandboard Quad. Simply because I saw this reference on http://ports.ubuntu.com/. Thanks
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Minimalistic Ubuntu install without desktop for USB

I'm looking for a Ubuntu installation that runs from a USB flash drive. I do not want a desktop, all I need is a shell. It should be as small and fast as possible. I currently work with Debian on a ...
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UCK Console/Package Manager Doesn't Appear

So i opened Ubuntu Customization Kit from the menu, set the preference to "install packages manually", chose Ubuntu Mini Remix ISO file, and clicked OK. The terminal window behind started to run its ...
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which version of Ubuntu suites for an Old PC [closed]

Spoiler alter: I know that most of your phones have more RAM than these PC's that I have at home but well.... I thought it'd be nice if I could find some use for it... as in install a version of open ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu minimal?

I have just installed Ubuntu minimal because it would fit on a cd. Now, all I get is the command line. What can I do to upgrade everything so it is the full-fledged OS, as if I had installed it from ...
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Software selection screen in Ubuntu installer

While installing Ubuntu 12.04, I am asked to choose whether to install these predefined collections of software, which are displayed in this screen: I am just interested in having a standard ...
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Ubuntu minimal cd installs GRUB to USB drive

The installation goes fine, but when it comes to the GRUB installation, the installer tries to put it on the USB drive. For some reason, the usb drive is detected as /dev/sda and the HDD is at ...
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Long delay during netinstall/minimal install

I've installed ubuntu using the netinstall/minimal install method many times in the past but the last few times I've done it there's been a very long delay where there never used to be one. Once the ...
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Difference between Lubuntu Mini Core and Lubuntu Mini Desktop

I'm looking at using the minimal install for Lubuntu 13.10 on a Power PC iBook G4. I was originally going with the full Lubuntu 12.04 for PPC version on USB, but as of yet I have been unable to boot ...
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Installing full KDE from minimal iso vs Live CD

I'm talking about doing KDE installation from minimal iso + tasksel versus KDE live cd. Would these 2 different method of installations give you 1 to 1 identical Kubuntu OS and configuration in the ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 13.10 minimal CD fails [on hold]

I have a desktop PC containing the following hardware: ASUS E35M1-M motherboard (with UEFI BIOS) AMD E-350 APU 4GB RAM 2pcs WD Red 3TB HDDs I have tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 minimal CD but ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Minimal Install shows no desktop

I installed the "Lubuntu Minimal Desktop" via the 13.10 mini.iso CD image. That means, I should get the basic Lubuntu Desktop without all the programs. After the installation is finished the system ...
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Ubuntu Minimal in the new Intel NUC Haswell

I have one the of the new Haswell NUCs that just came out - D34010WYK. ...
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Ubuntu Minimal + WICD Help

So I installed Ubuntu Minimal, Xfce4, and just a few applications. I used an Ethernet cable to do the install and worked off the Ethernet. However, now I need to connect to a WiFi network. I tried ...
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Ubuntu minimal install font rendering

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using the minimal CD. Then I installed gnome-shell and am slowly installing the applications I need as I need them. Default font rendering on Ubuntu is, in my opinion, one ...
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Start irexec on boot with a script

I created a file in /etc/init.d/startirexec.sh with the contents: #! /bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: irexec # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # Default-Start: ...
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Is there an Ubuntu Server (or other text-only) LiveCD?

I need to test something on a fresh Server install of Ubuntu. Only up to and including ubuntu-standard. I'd rather not do a clean install and I'd rather avoid chroot/lxc containers because I want to ...
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Installing Unity on a 13.04 mini install without other packages

I'm installing using this tutorial. It's the mini version of Ubuntu designed to be built as you go along, and it doesn't come with a GUI. I have tried to install Unity, but it comes with many other ...
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Arrow keys, tab-complete not working

I have installed ubuntu minimal(mini.iso) on my vm. I then used recovery mode to login as root and create an account with useradd -m admin and then set a password with passwd admin. When I login on ...
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Can I use the power button to shut down my computer gracefully on Ubuntu Minimal?

I am looking for a way to get my computer to automatically shutdown when I press the power button. I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 minimal. A similar question is asked here. However, with Ubuntu ...
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How to make ubuntu 64 bit to an minimal installation [closed]

I'm using ubuntu on my VPS and it needs ~40mb in idle running, that's why I would like to clean it. My aim is to have 4MB idle running (like with an minimal image). How can I do that? Thanks in ...
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Auto-configure network in UBuntu

While trying to set up NAT to work with Host-only adapter, I've messed up the network config in Ubuntu Mini, and now it boots without network :( Do you know can I make Ubuntu auto-configure itself ...
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How do I install Gnome Classic (No Effects) only? [duplicate]

If I do: sudo apt-get install gnome-panel It will include Gnome Classic WITH effects, which makes it depend on compiz and etc. That is not desirable for me, as I only want the without effects. How ...
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How to add full desktop & configs to a minimal install?

all - Brand new to anything non-Windows, allured by ZFS and Ubuntu to set up a large storage pool at home on a functional desktop. I have an AMD64 Ubuntu 12.04.2 debootstrap minimal install on a ZFS ...
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Building Ubuntu server from source on very old hardware?

I'd like to build Ubuntu LTS 12.04 from source (kernel+daemons) on very old hardware. The hardware I'm on is i486 cpu on a pc104 single board computer. Most live cd's have trouble getting further than ...
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How to upgrade a custom Ubuntu installation without installing any default applications like Unity?

I make a choice to install Ubuntu using an alternate CD/DVD with the minimal installation option. After that I run a shell script that will install my favourite desktop environment and applications. ...
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How to keep only ubuntu-minimal?

How can I remove all packages from Ubuntu and make sure ubuntu-minimal will not be lost?
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How do I install Ubuntu minimal inside windows using Wubi? [closed]

I believe in making my own Ubuntu hence always use Ubuntu-minimal as the base install. Afterward, I follow apt-get to install whatever packages I want. I like it being minimal. This time I want to ...
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How to add Print Screen Functionality?

I just started with ubuntu minimal and LAMP stack.. Cinnamon is the GUI Now what i want is the print-screen functionality, so that when i hit the PrintScreen the screenshot must take place being ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on P4 Machine with Windows XP

Sorry for the question, but I am the new guy with ubuntu and dying to install it in my old pc. And just wanted to confirm that can I install it on my P4, 1GB ram, intel 82845 graphic controller ...
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Need help running Ubuntu Minimal with e17

Recently I have decided to opt for an optimized system for myself. I chose Ubuntu Mini 12.04 Precise Pangolin. The installation is not an issue, and I can boot into the basic command prompt and ...
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Lightest weight ubuntu desktop for text editing in big terminal windows?

I have an older windows laptop onto which I'm installing ubuntu within a VM. My goal is just to use terminal-based linux tools such as vim and shell scripting. I don't give a hoot about any gui for ...
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How do I get more than 80 columns in command line mode?

I installed ubuntu from the minimalcd because I just want to use vim and command line tools. However I would like more than 80 columns of text. I have a large monitor so I would like at least a ...
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Is LXDE in 12.04 LTS or not?

this question isn't more of a help me question, its just that I'm curious and it affects my computer. i installed the powerpc version of ubuntu minimal on my ibook g4 and i was planning on putting ...