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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 USB Expert Install - Grub2 installs on USB

I used Unetbootin and Installed the mini.iso over to my USB. I carried out the wizard installation steps and Grub2 gets installed onto the USB Stick instead of the Hard Drive. Any Ideas?
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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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Making Ubuntu 11.10 bare bones

I was wanting to make Ubuntu bare bones, i.e. with no glitter and zitter so that it becomes highly responsive and quick to boot up. I heard gnome is one thing which can make the os less responsive, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...