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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I can install Ubuntu Minimal with wifi?

I want to install Ubuntu Minimal in dualboot on my Ideapad S145, but I have no ethernet cable input. Because of this I would like to know if I can install Ubuntu Minimal using a Wi-Fi connection only.
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How to connect to internet during installation of Ubuntu Mini ISO in virtualbox?

I am using VirtualBox, and I am trying to install Unity as said in this link. I am able to install Ubuntu Mini, and get the tty. I am not able to proceed further, when I do sudo apt install ubuntu-...
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How to visualize Indic characters in Ubuntu minimum installation from base image?

I have set up an Ubuntu base image, and installed XFCE desktop. However, Indic characters in the filenames do not show up, some boxes are shown instead. How to fix this?
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What package adds user “ubuntu”

Probably dummy question, but I can't find answer myself. What package adds "ubuntu" user? While using Ubuntu LTS 20.04 docker image, mentioned user is not present. Which make sense, as image ...
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Difference between Ubuntu Base, Core, Minimal

Is there a simple explanation of the differences or use cases of the three versions mentioned? I need a secure digital system whith python support, internet access which only shows a browser. It ...
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Wireguard fails to build kernel module

Installed Wireguard on Ubuntu 18.04.5 Kernel is: uname -r 4.15.0 When I checked # dkms status wireguard, 1.0.20201112: added Trying to build Wireguard: dkms build wireguard/1.0.20200506 Gave the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 minimal say “Failed to install based”

I was trying to install ubuntu with both 18.04 and 20.04 vers, and both of them had error that 18.04 said "unstable network" while 20.04 said "failed install base not find /target" ...
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How to connect Ubuntu 20.04 minimal instance to a L2TP vpn?

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu minimal instance to a VPN. I have installed network-manager-l2tp and have configured the connection as so: [connection] id=vpn uuid=7cb18238-9976-4836-8b7e-...
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How to convert a minimal installation to a normal installation?

I'm just dowloading Ubuntu and enter the Linux world for the first time :) In my installation I choose (minimal) instead of (normal), so I want to know what am I missing exactly? And how can I restore/...
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Error while building/running ubuntu-minimal image

I'm seeing below error while running ubuntu-docker image that I built using following Dockerfile. Need some advice what am I missing here: Dockerfile : FROM scratch ADD https://partner-images....
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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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Is it possible to convert the system installed from ubuntu-20.10-live-server-amd64.iso to the mini.iso-like system?

I have just installed "minimal" system from the ubuntu-20.10-live-server-amd64.iso ISO. I'm doing this way because there is no mini.iso for 20.10. I see that this system is very big (4.6 Gb!)...
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Zathura i3 Ubuntu

So I have zathura installed on Ubuntu 18.04 with i3-wm. Zathura works all well but every time I close zathura using the Mod+Shift+Q and then open the PDF next time it always starts from the first page,...
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Where is the MinimalCd / mini.iso for Groovy Gorilla?

I have searched all of the internet for this and nothing is helpful. I want the option to select nothing in the software selection page. I need a command-line version of Ubuntu with a GUI. There is ...
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Minimal installation issues

I did the minimal installation since i just wanted to try something with hard drives but now I'm in a situation where it's really problematic to reinstall the full version (limited by time and storage)...
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Formatting broken HDD and reinstalling Ubuntu

I bought Dell Inspiron N5010 in 2011. In 2018, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10. Since then, in Ubuntu, PC is heating up a lot and hence I used only Windows 10 all along. But in between I faced ...
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How to fix Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server : SSL Provider ssl_choose_client_version:unsupported protocol

I have installed Sql Server 2019 Developer Edition and mssql-tools on my Ubuntu 20.04 minimal. I can connect to my localhost with no issue, but when I want to remote to another sql server: sqlcmd -S &...
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mini.iso on a USB flash drive does not boot!

I made a USB flash drive with Ubuntu minimal(mini.iso)...it didn't boot in UEFI mode. Then I used this guide to make it compatible with UEFI: https://www.onetransistor.eu/2015/12/install-ubuntu-...
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How to load Shell before loading desktop environment?

I have installed Ubuntu 20.4 minimal from its mini.iso image, after that I didn't choose a desktop environment, so I directly go to shell after booting. In my shell I installed budgie desktop ...
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Is there anything more minimal that Ubuntu minimal(mini.so)?

I just finished installing Ubuntu minimal(mini.iso) downloaded from here. After running apt-mark showmanual I notice that alot of packages come with the mini.iso ... Is there something more minimal ?
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Open terminal by default [duplicate]

I'm currently using Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. I want to level up my Linux skills so, I want to use terminal as much as possible. Is there a way to work only with terminal and summon a desktop environment ...
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how to get working openvpn on ubuntu 20.04 minimal?

my vm is ubuntu 20.04 minimal, openvpn installed but not starting, getting this errors: ~# modprobe openvpn modprobe: FATAL: Module openvpn not found in directory /lib/modules/5.4.0-1021-gcp ...
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How to do a minimal install of 20.04?

I'm wanting to do a minimal install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a VM I'm making. My original thought was to use either the network installer or the minimal CD, but both of those seem to be gone right now. ...
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How can I add modules to Ubuntu Minimal?

I just wanted to enable a kernel module on my Ubuntu Minimal 20.04 installation, specifically the module nf_conntrack_ftp (or ip_conntrack_ftp) but had to notice that the directory /lib/modules is ...
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How to install Ubuntu Base?

Is there a guide to install Ubuntu Base? Id like to set up Ubuntu Base 20.04 http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-base/releases/20.04/release/
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Minimal BASH like line editing is supported

I did ubuntu-minimal dual boot with windows but ubuntu was a problem, so i downloaded a lubuntu iso and tried to dual boot again but lubuntu came up with a new problem, so i took the pendrive and ...
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problem initializing ubuntu after dual boot

I installed ubuntu desktop using the ubuntu minimal iso, used rufus to create the bootable pendrive, the other system is windows 10. When selecting ubuntu (in the GRUB boot loader), load the ...
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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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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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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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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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