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"Minimal installation" is a new option in the Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop installer, not to be confused with the minimal ISO (see tag "ubuntu-minimal").

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customized ISO with ubuntu 23.10

"I utilized Ubuntu 23.10 to create a customized ISO with the intention that, upon burning it to a USB drive, it will automatically launch my designated startup application. However, everything is ...
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Where to find/create a "minimal" / network Ubuntu ISO? (Jammy; 22.04)

The Jammy desktop iso is > 4GB. I need a minimal iso. The Network installer option is still featured for some reason in Alternative downloads: https://ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads The ...
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Ubuntu installer does not detect external SSD

I've been trying to install this for 3 days :(. First time Linux user. I'm trying to get Ubuntu fully installed on an external SSD connected with a USBC cable. The problem is that when I get the ...
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Is Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop (Full) Possible in 25G or Lower Hard Disk Space?

Is it Possible to install Ubuntu 22.04 (Full) in 25GB Partition or Lower Space I tried Ubuntu Minimal Install Option in Installer but seems like it does not installs drivers or work even checked in ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 ARM64 : minimal or how to "minimise" the default install?

It seems there isn't any minimal image for ARM64 architecture for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS; so how do you get/make a minimal version? I use the AWS Ubuntu 20.04 ARM image and when I compare my packer build ...
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custom Ubuntu 20.04 Minimal installation on Virtualbox with Qtile - unexpected GUI

PREFACE: The reason I am not a Linux expert, I have just started to play with Linux distros and Virtual Box. I would love to build up a custom Ubuntu installation with: Lightdm Qtile Kitty to ...
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Is there a metapackage that includes the full install of Ubuntu?

I chose the "minimal install" option, so I don't have libreoffice and probably other things: # apt list libreoffice Listing... Done libreoffice/focal-updates 1:6.4.6-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 amd64 ...
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Which ubuntu-minimal image can be used for Azure

I'm creating minimalistic ubuntu os image for Azure and in the Docker file I'm trying to pull the tar and build it from scratch ( "FROM scratch.."). I see there are various tar available ...
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My VPS provider offers only Ubuntu 18.04 minimal, but I need standard -- is there an easy upgrade path?

My VPS provider offers various Ubuntu server versions, but only the minimal ones, which I found out when I wasn't able to proceed due to missing package "acl". The provider added it for me, ...
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Full screen in VirtualBox without a desktop environment

I'm running Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS on VirtualBox 6.1.16, my host is Windows 10 Insider Preview. I'm trying to get full screen without a desktop environment. I want to run a minimalist build with dwm ...
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Netflix Error Code F7355

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fosa) minimal installation on my machine. I can't stream Netflix videos. It returns Error Code F7355. Same problem happens with Firefox and Chromium. DRM is activated by ...
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How to run lubuntu minimal from usb with persistence?

The ubuntu documentation gives instructions on how to install lubuntu minimal. Is there any documentation on Adding Persistence to a Lubuntu Minimal "Live" USB Drive? Just like this for Kali Linux?
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Where is MinimalCD for 20.04 LTS?

When I go to http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/focal/main/ I don't find mini.iso in the path installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/ - where is it located nowadays?
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Missing option "install a minimal system" when installing Ubuntu server in KVM or VirtualBox

Normally when installing Ubuntu server after selecting the language you can press F4 to access alternative installation modes, and from there you can choose to install a minimal system as per the ...
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What are Window Managers, Desktop Managers, Desktop Environments, Login Managers? Which one do you need and Why? [duplicate]

What are Window Managers, Desktop Managers, Desktop Environments? Which one do you need and Why?
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Why minimal installation just removes packages after installation instead of avoid installing in the first place?

This might be just one time observation but minimal installation took more time than the normal installation. Then I looked at the logs while installation, and observed that some software packages ...
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How to add Ubuntu Desktop's default packages after completing a "Minimal Installation"?

When I installed Ubuntu 19.10, I chose the "Minimal Installation" option. I figured that the default programs (that are regularly installed with Ubuntu) would be accessible from some meta-package ...
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Difference between desktops (lubuntu) qt, gtk? [duplicate]

Upon installing Ubuntu, I get to choose what more to install, but what's the difference between: Lubuntu minimal installation Lubuntu desktop Lubuntu minimal installation GTK part ...
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Is it possible to setup Ubuntu Minimal on a device without Ethernet?

I have a Chromebook that I would like to install Ubuntu on. I previously had GalliumOS on it, but for several reasons, I choose not to use it. I then installed full Ubuntu on the laptop, leaving only ...
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How do I Create a Workspace in Ubuntu 18.10 Minimal Install? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create another workspace in my Ubuntu 18.10 minimal install machine and I cannot figure out how to create a new workspace. Most websites say to hover your mouse on the right side of the ...
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How can I install "Ubuntu minimal install" packages that are not installed with it?

I Installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS selecting the minimal install option. But I wanted a full install. I read that minimal install removes around 80 packages. Is there any way in which I can install just ...
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How can I upgrade minimal install?

Just installed 18.04 using the minimal install. A great option! But then I ran sudo apt update and it showed 179 packages can be upgraded. I suspect that it will then add back all the stuff that I ...
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How to revert to a minimal installation (Ububtu 18.04.1)?

I did a clean minimal install of Ubuntu 18.04.1, got all my programs and data installed and did a reboot. It only came up with the non-graphical login prompt. After trying to fix this a piece at a ...
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