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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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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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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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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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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 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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What is the difference between minimal, desktop & server Editions?

I just want to know, what is the difference between ubuntu Minimal, Desktop & Server Editions? How they differ? is it by performance? If yes which one is recommended for a normal user and which ...
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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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Minimal server installation

I am currently running Ubuntu Server 10.10 through a virtual machine to use as a stack for web development and a chance to get to grips with the Ubuntu command line, however I'd really like to set up ...