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

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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 syntax?

I'm looking for a way to do quick calculations in the terminal (using utilities available in Ubuntu minimal) and try other options when it fails, eg: cli-calculator "foo+bar" || echo invalid math ...
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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

[![enter image description here][1]][1]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 am getting ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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minimal install of Ubuntu 14LTS has SSHd enable , but no Openssh package installed

I'm installing U14 LTS from the "Minimal" CD image on a VM. Installation goes as planned, only item I checked to install additionally was 'OpenSSH server'. After install, I'm doing an inventory of ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 14.10 64bit on MacBook Pro 8,3

I skimmed through a bunch of other threads covering similar questions, but none had addressed my main questions; in particular, (1) whether Ubuntu Server 14.10 64bit works on a MacBook Pro 8,3 the ...
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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 ...
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Minimal installer cannot use network

How would I install a bare-bones Ubuntu and get the network connection working on a system where the installer behaves as described below, seemingly as if it was not connected to a network? When I say ...
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How to install MySQL in Ubuntu Minimal 12.04

How can I install MySQL in Ubuntu Minimal 12.04? When I try to apt-get install mysql-server (as root) even after apt-get update and apt-get upgrade in a fresh install, I receive this: # Setting up ...
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terminal autocomplete doesn't work properly

if I start typing a command like apt-g after hitting tab, terminal completes the command to apt-get, but for the second part of command like install if I insert some other char like insta hitting tab ...
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Grub Installation Problem using Ubuntu Mini ISO

I have a problem when using the Ubuntu Mini ISO. It defaults installing grub on /dev/sda but that's my USB Flash where I'm installing Ubuntu from. How can I change that to /dev/sdb which is my actual ...
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Minimal installation with apt-get and Xfce/LXDE?

How small can a installation with apt-get and Xfce/LXDE be? I tried several tutorials using Debian and Ubuntu, using mini CDs. No matter what I do, I end up with no less then 0.9Gb. Strikes me the ...
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Ubuntu Minimal Install

Every attempt I've made to install via the Minimal Install has resulted in a full blown Unity Install, whereas I simply want the Base System, the Repositories, and i3WM installed (of course flash and ...
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alsamixer: no such file or directory

I am trying to setup a minimal system from the Ubuntu 14.04 netboot iso. I installed the system using defaults only (except partitioning). After the install was finished I restarted, edited ...
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Completing a “minimal virtual machine” install with a kickstart file

I have built an unattended setup ISO for Ubuntu 12.04.4 using instructions provided on the community wiki, however, I'm having a hard time with two specific pieces of the install: The installer ...
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No desktop after login?

So I just installed Ubuntu Minimal 64bit and when I login it just leaves me on what looks like a command page that says jerric@Jerric-HP:~$. I don't have Windows anymore, I think. What do I do? ...
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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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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 ...