On a computer with a new empty hard drive of capacity < 2 TB, I install Ubuntu Server with the standard text-mode installer. I choose to manually partition the disk. Then I can create a new empty partition table. This will be a legacy partition table. However, I want a GPT one, but I didn't find a way to select it.
I've tried to switch to a text console via Alt + F2. However, the command
gdisk is not available (neither is
I know that I could boot some live linux first to create the partition table (which seems unnecessarily cumbersome). So my question is explicitly about the standard Ubuntu Server text-mode installer. Is there a way to create a GUID partition table (GPT) during the install?