Questions tagged [minimal-install]

"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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Secret Sauce Tutorial: Smallest Install of Ubuntu 19.10, Xorg and XFCE 4.14 (Barebone and Beautiful)

How do I get the smallest Ubuntu base? How do I get the best smallest footprint (disk/ram) desktop? These questions have been asked, but mostly have been poorly answered. For example, the minimal ...
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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 ...