Questions tagged [ubuntu-minimal]

Ubuntu Minimal is a small disk image for installing Ubuntu. It will get packages from the internet during installation. Not to be confused with the new "Minimal installation" option in the Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop installer (see tag "minimal-install").

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Grub installed in linux efi partition can't load Ubuntu generic linux

I have Arch linux and windows on a dual boot efi. Currently windows uefi partition is on dev/sda2, arch efi is in dev/sda5 with grub bootloader installed on it. Arch root is on dev/sdb1 with swap on ...
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Download Ubuntu Minimal ISO 20.04LTS?

Are there any plans to make the ISO available for this version? On the official page is not available...
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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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Minimal virtual machine Ubuntu Server 18.04

I am installing Ubuntu Server 18.04, after the boot I press F4 but the only options I have are just: Normal Use driver update disc OEM install OEM install I miss: Install a minimum system Install a ...
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Firefox not autostarting

I have Ubuntu mini installed with the lubuntu core option (used Ubuntu 18.04-mini.iso). I don't have the rich Ubuntu interface. In order to make Firefox start automatically, added a line containing @...
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Ubuntu mini auto login

Installed Ubuntu mini (Ubuntu 18.04-mini.iso) and chose at the end Lubuntu mini package option. Next issued sudo apt-get install lubuntu-core in order to have a graphical interface. Want to have ...
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How to Install a Ubuntu DE without a current DE

I wanted to install xfce on my ubuntu minimal virtual machine I installed ubuntu minimal without a desktop and I have installed xfce4 but how do I enable it without using the login page. Any answers ...
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change boot text on ubuntu minimal

On Ubuntu 18.04.3 minimal terminal how do I change the boot up text at the login and after login. I want to change this: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS [hostname] tty1 and this: Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (...
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Unable to boot mini.iso on Dell Inspiron 3180 notebook

I have been unable to boot the Ubuntu 18.04 mini.iso on my Inspiron 3180 notebook. I went into BIOS setup and disabled secure boot and TPM and enabled USB Wake but the regular (Windows) operating ...
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How to convert existing ubuntu installation into iso [ GUI ]

I reed this How to customize the Ubuntu Live CD? but it's so hard to go throw all these steps & I'm asking for GUI I have an installation of Ubuntu with a system size over 21 GB I need to ...
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How to upgrade a “minimal” install of 18.04 to Normal 18.04 Server

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 minimal from Hetzner, but my script wont run on minimal to much missing packages libraries. How can i upgrade to normal 18.04 server with full packages options. Thank you.
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ubuntu 18.04.3 mini ISO offline installation [duplicate]

I have old 32-bit hardware. I want to install ubuntu 18.04 mini iso without internet because my LAN card not working so does anyone know how to install mini ISO offline thanks.
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Are Ubuntu Server and Desktop configured/compiled differently?

I am considering to use Ubuntu Server for a very low-end x86_64 machine. I am wondering what's the difference, and found this: difference between ubuntu server, minimal, and desktop I still have a ...
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Ubuntu Core vs Minimal Ubuntu vs Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

Which Ubuntu between these three is the best to be used for an embedded system? What are the differences between these three? Minimal Ubuntu - Not the minimal installation, the cloud release, with ...
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How to determine if the current Ubuntu installation is minimal?

I just want to determine whether my installed Ubuntu system is a minimal system or not. Is there any command thay can do this? I use an image from google cloud. Seems there is no dir called /var/log/...
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Ubuntu, minimal, install, no wifi detected

OS is ubuntu 18.04 minimal. Need to detect wifi during install ubuntu minimal. When I install ubuntu minimal, there is a problem with detection of my wifi. In my actual installed os (ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Add Desktop Environment to minimal install only cli? [duplicate]

I tried installing from a usb with a full image, but was having issues. So, I tried a minimal install and selected to include ubuntu desktop, but upon first boot it brought me to an extremely bare ...
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mini.iso - USB port issue

Ubuntu 18.04.2 Hi, My first post. I came here because of an issue I've had for a while, and just dealt with it instead of fixed it. Can't fix it on my own; I need help. I was hoping maybe someone ...
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Add/change timezone on Ubuntu Minimal 18.04

I have an instance running Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 LTS on Google Cloud. I want to change the system timezone, but timedatectl list-timezones shows only UTC, so timedatectl set-timezone <timezone> ...
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WinToUsb linux version [duplicate]

So guys i want to install ubuntu. I have a laptop running windows 10 and i have aan empty external HDD that i want to install ubuntu to. i tried using ubuntu 18.04 LTS and minimal ubuntu 18.04 LTS but ...
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Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 Slowness

For the first time, I installed Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 and only installed i3wm + polybar as a graphical interface. I've been setting up my system for three days and learning along the way what I ...
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Can I run ONLY my java file on Linux?

Okay, I know (think) I'll have to run Xorg, Xwindowing system, etc. I want to run my java file (I can't reprogram what I have, I must keep it in java and run it on Linux) on Ubuntu Mini. Oh and to ...
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How can I install Google Earth in Ubuntu minimal from command line? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install google earth pro in ubuntu from command line to implement Liquid Galaxy, following the HOWTO (https://github.com/liquidgalaxy/liquid-galaxy/wiki/LiquidGalaxyHOWTO) sudo apt ...
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Server crash randomly

My Ubuntu Xenial (and also another Bionic Beaver one) server keeps crashing on random intervals. Sometimes twice a day and sometimes after 2 weeks and after months even! I contacted my server hosting ...
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Ifupdown static not working 18.04.2 LTS Server

So I replaced Netplan with Ifupdown as Netplan did not allow me to apply network configurations live, and I was told this is a known issue. To do this I installed ifupdown, used ip link show to see my ...
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a minimal Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver) server requirements

I want to have a minimal Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS server on i.MX6ULL series CPU (528MHz) with 512MB DDR SDRAM and 4GB EMMC ROM. is it possible? which kernel version do I need to have? I want to use it as ...
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How do I load Wifi driver into MinimalCD USB drive?

My intention: I want to install https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD The reason is, I don't need most of the tools that come by default. I can just install i3 and xinit and I'll ...
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Installation mini.iso fails

We have tried to install mini.iso for ubuntu 16.04 which fails to complete installation. While installing libc6-udeb, it failed for unknown reasons. It says "An installation step failed. you can try ...
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Ubuntu netboot installer point to point (peer) Network

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 Netboot (minimal), but in my network i have peer ip address instead of Getaway. and ubuntu installer just ask for getaway and no option or choice for peer ip ...
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How to do a minimal non-server install of Ubuntu?

I really want to switch to Ubuntu 19.04 for my main workstation, however I want a very minimal installation with i3 and lightdm. I don't want to manually figure out which packages to purge on the ...
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Ubuntu-mini iso

Why does the live USB of Ubuntu-mini only show options to install? It is my understanding that it should also allow me to run it from the USB. 40 GiB HDD drive currently does not have an OS ...
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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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Why does mini iso need me to setup network configurations when ive used a network to download it to my USB?

I am attempting to install the smallest desktop environment possible on an IBM Lenovo T43 laptop with a 40 GiB HDD. Currently running Ubuntu/Xubuntu 18.04 for 32 bit with xfce4 GUI. My goal was to ...
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Minimal Installation

I'm trying to do a minimal installation of Ubuntu for my HTPC. I want a minimal Ubuntu + X + Kodi. Minimal Ubuntu is proving to be a problem. MinimalCD is not suitable because UEFI is not supported ...
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minimal ubuntu iso [closed]

I'd like to install a mini.iso of ubuntu, in order to customize my tiny dedicated laptop for word processor essentially and a browser to use sometimes. Due to to the very latest news about a ...
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How to install ubuntu mini.iso?

I am trying to install ubuntu mini 18.04 from a booted DVD . I connected my laptop to the LAN of my college . I restart my laptop and select 'install ubuntu' to install but it is not connecting/...
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Unable to get host-only network in Ubuntu-mini (bionic-18.04) guest

I am trying to install a bare-minimum (mini) Ubuntu (18.04) guest on Virtualbox v6.0.2 on Windows 10 Pro (Version 1809 Build 17763.253), so that I could have Docker (Community Edition) installed ...
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Is it safe and secure to use 18.04 mini.iso minimal instalation for i3?

I took the 18.04 mini.iso, did a basic install. Selected automatic security updates. On software selection screen I selected nothing. Rebooted, installed xinit, i3 (and some x11 utilities package, ...
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how to use ubuntu minimal images with kvm

I'm straggling to use ubuntu minimal images to create libvirt/KVM VMs. I launched VM-Manager wizard, chose "import existing disk image", pointed it to the downloaded image and made sure that network ...
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running unity3d game on linux minimal

Problem: I created a unity game to work as an infotainment system for a car. Since the "game" will display on the dashboard of a car I want it to boot as fast as possible, with no greeter or reference ...
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Minimal Ubuntu, LTS?

According to wiki.ubuntu.com the LTS designation applies only to specific subsets of Ubuntu archive and the LTS may not apply to all flavours and remixes of Ubuntu. Can anyone tell me if the new ...
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What is the ubuntu-minimal package and do I need it?

I want to uninstall vim, and according to this answer that is done by uninstalling vim.tiny. But when I run apt remove vim.tiny apt also wants to remove ubuntu-minimal. What is ubuntu-minimal? Will ...
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ubuntu-minimal 18:04 how to login via ssh?

I am trying for the first time ubuntu-miniaml. I just did a setup, then I seen that sshd service is running. So i tried from another machine to login via ssh, using the standard user created from ...
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Gimp won't start: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “atk-bridge” [duplicate]

All out of a sudden, gimp refuses to start. The following messages are printed at the console: /snap/gimp/40/bin/desktop-launch: line 23: /home/mike/.config/user-dirs.dirs: Permission denied Warning: ...
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Is it possible to change the color depth in Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal/CLI?

Is it possible? I've been looking for almost a week, and I've found nothing that says it can or can't be done. If it's possible, how would I do it?
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Install minimal Ubuntu like AWS EC2

Is there any way I can install a minimal version of Ubuntu (GUI-less) so that it would closely resemble the Ubuntu set up you get when you get a standard AWS EC2 system? is there a better choice that ...
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Minimal 18.04 server with uefi boot

I am exploring options for a hardened server. I want uefi boot. I was wondering about taking the list of packages on the minimal instal and then removing all the packages on the full server that are ...
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pkexec deny my password

I am trying to fix an issue where pkexec deny my password on a minimal install from the mini-iso (started with only bash) is there an other root password I am not aware of ? because I only have one ...
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Installing ubuntu on Wyse C50LE with 1GB storage

I'm trying to instal a ligter vesion of ubuntu on a WyeC50LE thincient which has 1Gb RAM and 1Gb Flash storage. I choose ubuntu minimal of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" 31MB. And I'm having trouble ...
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reducing existing installation to minimal

I am renting a VPS with Ubuntu Server 16.04 preinstalled from an image. It however comes with a lot of unneeded packages, I wish they had offered Ubuntu Minimal (but they don't). So, I would like to ...

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