What does choosing "Manual Package Selection" allow me to do, versus choosing one of the other options?


Check out the Ubuntu Server Guide, under Package Tasks:

Manually select packages: Executes aptitude allowing you to individually select packages.

(Aptitude is a Text-User-Interface for package administration)


If anyone is looking for the updated link Ubuntu Server Guide » Installation .

This link is for all LTS releases.


On Ubuntu 16.04.04 it seems to do nothing. After choosing this option the system starts installation and then reboots without ever giving a choice for individual packages.

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