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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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1answer
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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402 views

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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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 ...
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2answers
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Commands for Installing Unity on Ubuntu Minimal Desktop

I want to know what to put in the terminal to install Unity DE on Ubuntu 11.10 minimal. For example.Sudo apt-get install (whatever goes here) Including the dependencies.
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1answer
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How to clone an Ubuntu server install?

I have a VPS with MediaTemple and would like to clone the base-system OS that they install, I have got a full packages list that is installed by default here: ...
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Is using Ubuntu Minimal any different from Server?

I am wondering if theres any difference on default install of Ubuntu Server vs Minimal?
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How do I boot a minimal CD ISO from a USB stick and use a wireless driver

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11 x64 minimal but I found that I dont have a wired ethernet connection (its broken) but I can possibly connect wirelessly. Is it possible to use the minimal CD image ...