I was installing ubuntu 18.04 lts server (ubuntu-18.04-live-server-amd64.iso). I need full disk encryption. But it is missing here. How can I get the LVM and full disk encryption.

1 Answer 1


According to the 18.04 server release notes on


you will need to use the alternate installer to configure LVM (also RAID, multipath, vlans, bonds, or the ability to re-using existing partitions) on installation. You can download it from:


  • 1
    For example, at cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/release, ubuntu-18.04.1-server-amd64.iso is an example of one of the alternate installers? The only difference in the list of installers seems to be architecture, none of the installers specifically state "alternate".
    – kas
    Commented Nov 12, 2018 at 21:59
  • 1
    yes, those are the alternate installers. However, seems like the standard installer has been greatly improved. From above link: "As of 18.04.1, the Subiquity server installer now supports LVM, RAID, vlans, and bonds." Commented Nov 12, 2018 at 22:07

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .