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

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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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Ubuntu Minimal 12.04 with MySQL installation errors (and minor issues, like the lack of Dialog and ReadLine)

I am trying to start my server with Ubuntu Minimal, because I will not use 90% of the default stack included in Ubuntu Server. But I can't install MySQL, getting erros like these: # 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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Installed minimal lxde having problem with software doesnt get added the gksu

Hello im having problem with my minimal installation of lxde sofware like synaptic doesnt get the gksu added automaticly infront of its exec=synaptic, and some other software like update-manager ...
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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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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 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 on Ubuntu?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...