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Erect the ultimate custom Ubuntu ISO

Creating a Custom Ubuntu System for Reproduction 1) Create Image file from existing operating system: Boot Live Ubuntu USB and insert Full install, (or Persistent), USB to be copied. Create an image ...
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Is there a version of Ubuntu which boots to command line without needing to install onto the hard drive?

The Ubuntu Server is [also] distributed as a compressed image file. When extracted to a drive, it is an installed system that can boot PC computers both in UEFI mode and BIOS mode. You can find more ...
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Is there a version of Ubuntu which boots to command line without needing to install onto the hard drive?

"I want to use a version of Ubuntu that just boots to command line" The Ubuntu Server (20.04 and newer) install image includes a Live shell environment. It's under the "Help" menu.
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Erect the ultimate custom Ubuntu ISO

There are three ways, (that I know of, there might be more ways to this) to clone an installation (making an image of it). These are not the perfect way to clone a large drive. I'm using the 3rd ...
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Is there a version of Ubuntu which boots to command line without needing to install onto the hard drive?

Any bootable USB should work, though you might want to preinstall shred. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent explains how to install a "persistent" bootable USB stick where you ...
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How to install Ubuntu on MacBook Air with M1 CPU

Initial support for the M1 SoC in the Linux kernel was released in version 5.13 on June 27, 2021.[9] The initial versions of the M1 chips contain an architectural defect that permits sandboxed ...
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Is a USB stick required to complete a UEFI install of Ubuntu 20.04 or can it be accomplished with two SSD disks instead?

Update: today I was able to just use SSD disks and dd if=/....iso of=/dev/sda conv=sync to generate the boot disk. This was from a different computer than the one that was giving me trouble. I used ...

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