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

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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

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 failed. ...
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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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Bridged Adapter in Ubuntu VM

After I installed Ubuntu this network setting from VirtualBox worked, but now it doesn't work anymore. It appears that Ubuntu doesn't have Internet. I think it's because in the meantime I switched my ...
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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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Barebone Install of Ubuntu Server

I want to make a barebone install of Ubuntu. I really only need the items to get the system up and running, such as a boot loader, the default bloated kernel that I'll later compile down to my own ...
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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 ...
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Audio is working, but the speaker test doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a minimal cd on a netbook (Asus 1001 PXD). I've installed the ubuntu-desktop package using the --no-install-recommends option. Everything works fine, except the ...
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How do I do a minimal install without an internet connection?

Now that various Ubuntu ISOs has been folded into the regular desktop ISO, how do I install the minimal version which featured in the erstwhile alternate and the minimal ISO? Minimal CD Regarding ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 minimal installer hangs [closed]

I need to install an old version of Ubuntu (namely, 10.04) in a virtual machine using VirtualBox. Unfortunately it fails. My host operating system is Ubuntu Precise 32bit. I downloaded the 32bit ...
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minimal gnome classic on a mini.iso ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 from the mini.iso I want the most minimal classic gnome possible, all I ever need is a terminal, wireless connection, chromium and mid-night commander. No video or audio ...
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sudo credential caching on by default

Just installed a minimal ubuntu 12.04, then installed xfce4 and xinit from the command line after first boot. Totally vanilla installation afaik. I'm noticing that sudo caches the password until I ...
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I need minimalistic Ubuntu OS for Internet cafe PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting in kiosk mode I am from India and am running a small Internet cafe. I did install Ubuntu 11 on my systems but could not continue with Ubuntu OS as it was ...
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How to configure a Minimal Ubuntu installation?

I recently re installed Ubuntu using the mini.iso, but much to my dismay the mini.iso is not configured the same way as the Ubuntu desktop ISO some "problems" I'm facing such as: An Installation ...
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Can I use the pyschocats' tutorial to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 with a minimal install disc?

Psychocats describes a minimal install cd. Can I use this to upgrade?
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Synaptic won't launch from menu in panel in fresh Lubuntu minimal desktop 12.04 install

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...
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Will the netinstall (minimal) work with a USB cellular modem?

Installing Ubuntu minimal is extremely easy when the system has a LAN card and connected to internet via Cable & Router... I Recently came across a situation where I needed to install Ubuntu ...
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What does the “Basic Ubuntu Server” package contain in software selection during installation?

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 from an Ubuntu Minimal image, and I've gotten to the software selection part. What I'm wondering is, which packages are included in the "Basic Ubuntu Server" option? I'm ...
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Crippled Dash under Unity

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a minimal install using command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends I logged in only to find that the Dash is crippled. When Dash opens, ...
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How to get Ubuntu Server installed from Ubuntu Minimal?

Once I install Ubuntu minimal, then I have option to customize it the way I want. I can either use it as such with the terminal mode, Make it ubuntu desktop by apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Make it ...
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How to install MacBuntu on an Ubuntu minimal install?

I've tried going for Cinnamon install however the process failed. Discussion here. I want to try a different approach. Thus my question is, how do I install MacBuntu or MAC-4-Lin right onto a Ubuntu ...