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Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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Remove installer (ubiquity) shortcut in custom LiveUSB iso

I'm currently a custom LiveUSB iso based on Ubuntu Jammy. I'm manually building it using chroot and xorriso. Everything is working fine, except I cannot figure out how to remove the "Install ...
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Is installing Ubuntu server and adding package *-desktop equivalent to installing *buntu Desktop?

current Ubuntu installation media (ubiquity , calamares) do have difficulties with manual partition and ecryption (luks + lvm), while the server installation (subiquity) works well. Therefore: If the ...
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Cannot find grub in ubuntu 23.10 image for editing it

I was editing Ubuntu 23.04 live CD image to change grub.cfg so that it does not show try and install option. In Ubuntu 23.10 it is not seen anywhere and I cannot edit the live CD. How and where can I ...
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Can't automate user creation with xubuntu.pressed

I'm installing xubuntu 22.04 and can't set the password automatically, my xubuntu.pressed file: Please help. Ty. #### LOCALES #### d-i debian-installer/locale string ru_RU.UTF-8 #### KEYBOARD #### ...
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Customizing Ubuntu 22.04 installer

I just finished remastering Ubuntu 22.04. Inside the customized OS, I installed a new Plymouth, changed the kernel, and changed the desktop environment from GNOME to KDE. I also modified the Ubiquity ...
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How to get around 'device in use' error when preseeding Ubuntu 22.04 install with encrypted LVM

I am trying to make a custom install ISO for Ubuntu with Cubic and Ubiquity's preseed option. I have been tearing my hair out trying to get it to automatically partition the entire disk as an ...
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Is there an image of ubuntu 23.04 with the old ubiquity installer?

I need to install 23.04 and I'd like to use btrfs with subvolumes and it has to be encrypted. The new installer supports one or the other. I was able to get the setup that I like on the 22.10 ...
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How to perform unattended install of Ubuntu Core from USB flash drive

There is a way to setup Ubuntu Server unattended install by creating a custom ISO file with instructions in preseed and programming this on a USB flash drive to install Ubuntu Server on a industrial ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS : cannot access fixed IP addresses after recent update

Been running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS successfully for the past 6 months. All of a sudden I do not seem to be able to access any of the fixed IP addresses on my network anymore. Specifically : 1] I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Automated installtion preseed to keep installed package

Are the following preseed keys no longer working in 22.04? d-i pkgsel/include ubiquity ubiquity/keep-installed I have installed realmd in Cubic Chroot environemnt but it's being removed during hte ...
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Autoinstall is stuck with ubuntu-22.10-desktop-amd64.iso

Problem: Autoinstall stop on the phase "Updates and other software" as attached screenshot shows with ubuntu-22.10-desktop-amd64.iso. click here (stop on the "# Step 3 install Mode"...
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How can I have two Ubuntu installations, one with full disk encryption?

I want to fully segregate my work and personal OS, so I have installed two disks in my PC, because my work demands full disk encryption. I have successfully installed Windows and Kubuntu on the one ...
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How to restart Ubuntu Software Installer App (Ubiquity?)

(20.04 LTS) My Ubuntu Software Installer App has disappeared (something was trying to update "snap" but couldn't because some package was running. So I uninstalled 'snap' but that resulted ...
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Why does Ubuntu Desktop LTS 20.04 creates an UEFI boot partition in UEFI legacy (MBR) mode?

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop LTS 20.04 64 bit via USB-Flash and selected the options... Erase disk Advanced feature... > Use LVM > Encrypt for security As shown in this picture: ubiquity ...
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Ubiquity crashes during xubuntu 20.04.4 install on Dell Wyse 3040

I'm having trouble installing xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on a Dell Wyse 3040. I created the boot disk on a windows machine with rufus. I am able to boot from USB and 'Try Xubuntu'. When I try to install, I ...
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Excessive slowness booting Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop Live USB

For some reason, the Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop amd64 image takes ~5 minutes to boot on both my laptop and my workstation. I downloaded the image using the official torrent so it's automatically ...
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How to make a desktop shortcut for live session user

I am trying to make my own linux distro based on Ubuntu, and have a different desktop enviroment installed. This desktop enviroment (KDE) does not show Ubiquity in the applications by default, so I ...
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Start ubiquity through ssh

I'm trying to start ubiquity through ssh. X11Forwarding is enabled. I type this : $ ssh [email protected] [email protected]'s password: Welcome to Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.11.0-27-...
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Ubuntu 21.10 installer gets stuck at the Updates and other software screen

was going to install Ubuntu 21.10 to dual boot with Windows 11 on an MSI Z590 with an Intel core i7, 32GB of RAM, Secure Boot and tpm 2.0, but the installer does not go to disk partitioning. It stays ...
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How to remove languages from the first screen of Ubiquity?

I'm using Cubic program (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator) to make a custom version of Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). On the first screen of Ubiquity we have a listing with many languages to ...
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Removing only-ubiquity / maybe-ubiquity from GRUB boot parameters does not change anything

I am customizing the Ubuntu 20.04 live ISO. I want it to boot into the live environment, without launching ubiquity in the contained GNOME desktop environment. I did some research, and I am pretty ...
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Install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ubiquity.desktop does not launch in test mode

I am trying to create a RAID for two SSD and following this guidance Install Ubuntu 20.04 desktop with RAID 1 and LVM on machine with UEFI BIOS I can enter the Ubuntu trial mode and create the ...
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Ubuntu live: ubiquity.desktop (alias "Install <MyDistro>") is not launched

I have created a custom distro using Cubic which comes from Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Desktop 64-bit. I have noticed that if I open the file manager as root and then double click on the file then it works. I ...
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ubiquity installer fails to install grub to correct path

am I missing something or why can't grub always be installed where it is directed to with manual partitioning + preseed? I use a preseed file for xubuntu 20.04.2 desktop that is devoid of partitioning ...
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KUbuntu 20.04.02 install on SSD stuck at Ubiquity screen "Saving installed packages.."

I booted in UEFI mode from a ventoy usb pendrive where I stored the iso image of "kubuntu-20.04.2.0-desktop-amd64.iso". I checked "Download updates before install" and used manual ...
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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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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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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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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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