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Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu 21.04 | Join Office365 Active Directory when installing

Having read that Ubuntu 21.04 supports joining active directory when installing I quickly downloaded the newest version and gave it a spin. Sadly it doesn't really work and just freezes the ...
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Cannot ssh to the remote computer using a pair of Ubiquity NSM5 Nanostation

community I am having a problem while I am trying to ssh to a remote computer using a pair of Ubiquity NSM5 Nanostation (which used to work before). That is, I tried to use ssh nvidia@192.168.1.11 ...
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Unattended ubiquity seed url can only be found via ip but not via DNS name

I am able to install my linux ubuntu / mint in an unattended way with preseeding via a grub command line like linux /casper/vmlinuz toram ip=dhcp -- automatic-ubiquity url=http://192.168.178.38:8080/...
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Will the new Flutter-based install wizard support Orca? (screen-reading application) [closed]

Following the announcement of the new Ubuntu installer application based on Google's Flutter, a few of our sight-challenged members (in our Ubuntu CZ/SK community) has raised an important question. ...
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What installer is used by ubuntu 18.04 LTs and Ubuntu20.04 LTS server image?

This is really confusing compared to "Anaconda" installer we have been using with CentOS. What is the installer used on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server and Ubuntu 20 LTs Server images? When I go ...
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Modifying the Try Ubuntu / Install Ubuntu screen

I'm creating a respin based on Ubuntu and when I install on BIOS I get the familiar Try/Install screen. This is fine except that I'd like to change the text that shows up on that screen. Instead of ...
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Problems with autoinstall

I'm trying out the new autoinstall method that supersedes the classical debian installer. I've built the following configs: user-data: #cloud-config autoinstall: version: 1 identity: hostname: ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 Automatic Ubiquity - Installing Additional Packages

I'm trying to install openssh-server on Xubuntu 20.04 with Automatic Ubiquity Installator. According to https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/amd64/apbs04.html point "B.4.11. Package ...
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Customizing Ubiquity

I'm working on the installation of my Lubuntu respin (based on 20.04.1) and have it working well (e.g. all of the GRUB stuff works). So now I'm turning my attention to the UX. It seems to me that ...
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Installing system on file?

I'm trying to install Ubunutu 20.04 LTS on a file. What I mean by this, is that I created a file with truncate -s 10G file.bin and now I want to write to it the same data that would have been written ...
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Keep installer from installing Nvidia drivers but install other “optional” software

I have an old HP Pavilion laptop I use as a testbed so I am constantly installing and uninstalling systems on it. It has NVIDIA Geforce 8300 graphics which are no longer supported (nvidia-304 (304.137)...
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Customize Try or Install LiveCD Ubuntu 20.04

Would you like help changing the Ubuntu name of the LiveCD Launcher as well as all installer screens can someone help me?
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Ubuntu 20.04 desktop no option for minimum install

Just installing Ubuntu 20.04 desktop on a virtual machine to do some python development on, since I'm a beginner I don't want to break my main system. Creating a virtual machine(VMware) from a burnt ...
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Advice for troubleshooting a preseed file for Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to automate an ubuntu installation for which, need to copy certain files from usb drive to target folder. "ubiquity ubiquity/success_command string \ cp -a /cdrom/Postinstall /target/...
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Partition table not loading

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS but while installing, the partition table won't load and a message box saying Ubuntu 18.04 has an internal error would show up. Would appreciate any sort of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 logo checking disk live ISO

I would like to change this default ubuntu logo. The logo of the checking disk. But I can't find it. I tried to change: /usr/share/plymouth/ubuntu-logo.png /usr/share/plymouth/themes/spinner/...
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Why dont dpkg logs record software removed as part of the installtion process?

The manifest for the Desktop image of Ubuntu 20.04 is available here. Some of the packages listed in the manifest are removed during the installation process. For example, ubiquity, ubiquity-casper, ...
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Slow Ubuntu 20.04 installation: warning: source ID xxxx was not found when attempting to remove it

My Acer Aspire became very slow with Windows 10 running on it so I formatted my hard disc on my acer Aspire laptop and tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 but the installation takes hours and constantly ...
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I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04, but I keep getting errno 5

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04, but I keep getting Errno 5. Before the installation began, Ubuntu checked the files on my flash drive and it found errors in 7 files. I was getting this error ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS: Failed Install (subiquity…install_fail/add_info)

I'm trying to update my home server to Ubuntu 20 however I'm having a bit of a problem. I want to dual boot my current Ubuntu 16 with the new v20. I booted a Live USB and used GParted to shrink my ...
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The icons of various apps in the ISO file

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 two days back. I instantly fell in love with the Install Ubuntu icon at the desktop while installing. Where can I get it from the ISO file or forums for using somewhere else? ...
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Installing Ubuntu with LVM/ZFS

I don't think I have actually used Ubuntu since I believe Dapper Drake but looking to give it a go now that 20.04 has been released. I'm having issues with the installation process. I have managed to ...
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Install Ubuntu to another partition from running, installed system on the same disk

I have a system where I need to minimize downtime as much as possible. I need to solve upgrades in a way that is as risk free as possible while also keeping downtime very low. The circumstances are ...
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Ubiquity install wizard crashes; cannot install ubuntu-MATE 18.04.4

I've tried several times now to install Ubuntu-MATE version 1804.4 from a live USB. Every time I hit "install," nothing happens. A circle spins for a few seconds, then stops. I get an error message ...
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Why does Ubiquity not recognize an EFI System Partition which has a Windows Boot Loader in it? (aka can't reinstall Ubuntu 19.10)

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 19.10 + Windows 10 laptop (details below), and (UEFI) dual booting works fine. I'm trying to reinstall Ubuntu 19.10 off a live usb and Ubuiquity is throwing an error "No EFI ...
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Is it possible to set proxy for APT while using graphical Ubiquity-based desktop ISO installer?

For some of the Ubuntu installations I use netboot mini.iso from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/netboot/ . This installation method includes the step of configuring proxy. It is very useful for me as I ...
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What is the root login during installation?

I need to troubleshoot my installation failure. From the installer I can access the terminal using ALT + F2 but I still need user credentials. Is there a default root login I can use during the ...
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How to re-run live installer? [duplicate]

I bought a new HDD today, and I'd like to make a fresh install of Kubuntu. Unfortunately, the largest storage device I have is 2gb, which is not enough to hold the graphical live installer. But wait! ...
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Why “maybe-ubiquity” on default kernel command line?

On Ubuntu Server 18.04.03 LTS, fresh install, I wanted to do edit some kernel command line settings. In /etc/default/grub, I found the following set: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="maybe-ubiquity" I'm ...
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Make Full Install to USB Able to Install Ubuntu

Have Live USBs for installing Ubuntu. Have Full install USBs for regular use. Would like to be able to use the Full install USBs as installers to eliminate the need for the Live USBs. Installed ...
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Ubiquity /etc/fstab configuration

I am building a customized Ubuntu 18.04, using PinguyBuilder, and the resulting iso is successfully installed on target machine. However, the installation results create common /etc/fstab content ...
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How do I add a custom script to ubiquity source code that will create a few new folders on desktop when the installer finishes? [duplicate]

edit: I need to do this manually by tampering with the ubiquity source code, not with the help of some tool like Ubuntu builder I need to have a few new folders and files be automatically created ...
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Can ubiquity install ubuntu 19.04 and not ubuntu core 16?

I installed ubiquity using apt on a running Disco dingo, but when installing a new version of ubuntu using ubiquity, it installs ubuntu core 16 instead, which does not come with apt and uses snap. Is ...
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How does Ubiquity determine the required disk space before installation?

This question intends to demystify Ubiquity the desktop installer for Ubuntu, on how the required disk space before installation is being determined. From this dated post Determining size of the ...
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ubuntu upgrade apt conflicts

I have a ubiquity xg-server which i just upgraded from ubuntu 16 to 18 i noticed a lot of stuff got disabled mainly due to being 3rd party repos. I reenabled the ones i had and started to enable all ...
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18.04.2 Install Freezes After Keyboard Selection

I've attempted several times to install with different USB drives. ubiquity launches fine and I can select the language and keyboard layout but then the install freezes. Has anyone else found a ...
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Ubiquity Won't Start on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. My computer has had problems with Ubiquity before (GRUB wouldn't install) but this time Ubiquity won't even start. When I ran it from the Terminal it didn't ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Keyboard Doesn't Work - Corsair K70 RGB Rapidfire

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish. However, when I boot the installer, my keyboard does not work. My keyboard is a Corsair K70 RGB Rapidfire. Either the default red lights will turn on, ...
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Live installer not using hostname provided by DHCP server in automated install

I'm running a local network with an Ubuntu server and 20 other machines on it. As I want to install a customized Ubuntu 18.04.1 version on all of them, I already created a modified live image and a ...
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ubuntu 18.04 installation crashes on hp probook

I am unable to install Ubuntu desktop 18.04 LTS on a HP Probook 440. Installation crashes almost at the end.
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Cannot make Subiquity see zfs zvol block device, like I could with Ubiquity

I am playing around with the newer server installer TUI (Subiquity). With the desktop installer (Ubiquity), I am able to pre-install zfs and create a zvol, then launch ubiquity and have the zvol seen ...
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How is the sources.list file generated on installation?

I've recently tried to create a custom Ubuntu installer iso from the Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit server installer, with the aim of editing the /etc/apt/sources.list file. I unpacked the iso, expanded the ...
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Is there a simple way to create a custom Install Media that uses a customized Ubiquity installer? [duplicate]

I want to know how to create a Ubuntu based Install Media that has an customized Ubiquity installer that has custom branding and custom packages. I don't just want to create a ISO file of a system, I ...
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Ubuntu Crashing on Install, Beating Head for 2 Days

So, I've been trying to install Ubuntu for 2 days now. Each time, something goes wrong. For 18.04, ubiquity crashes during the installation right after I enter the user information and a few packages ...
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PinguyBuilder Broken On Ubuntu 18.04

I run Lubuntu 18.04 with Kernel 4.15 and keep experiencing an issue with PinguyBuilder. The initial iso is genereted without problems and also booting it works fine, but once I try to install I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 USB installer fails to start: “Ubiquity not installed” [duplicate]

Trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an Asus UX305C. I Downloaded Ubuntu Desktop ISO on 21/06/2018 about 16:00H I used Unetbootin from a ThinkPad running 18.04 to install the iso files onto a USB2 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04 can't see my partitioned HDD

My computer is running on Windows 10 and I want to dual boot it with Ubuntu 18.04. Disk Sizes are: C: 148GB D: 399GB E: 199GB F: 155GB I: 349MB(System Reserved) I have freed up 25GB ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Installer Crashing on XPS 15 9570/9575 [closed]

The Ubiquity installer crashes a few seconds after the partition stage.
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Python error in Ubuntu 18 lte installation script

Ubuntu 18 LT installation died after message: "almost done copying.." from syslog: May 15 20:11:48 ubuntu /install.py: keeping language packs for: en_US.UTF-8 May 15 20:11:49 ubuntu ubiquity: W: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installer Ubiquity crashes when scale factor > 100% [closed]

Every time I use Ubiquity to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS the installer crashes after the last input panel.

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