Ubuntu install options

HggdH hggdh2 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 15:32:13 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 16:13 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 03:21:41PM +0000, Zuliang Jiang wrote:
> >      When installing ubuntu, is it better to have options to let users
> >      choose what they want to be installed, such as "only install base
> >      system" (Debian has)?
> 
> The Intrepid server CD has a minimal install option (press F4 at the
> boot menu to select it).
> 
> Alternatively, use expert mode (press F6 twice at the boot menu). Note
> that this asks a LOT of questions, but hey, you asked for more
> questions.
> 
> I don't think it is reasonable to ask for this in the main installation
> flow by default. This was an intentional decision.
> 

Additionally, there is JeOS [1], which is a minimal install for a
server.

Regards,

..hggdh..

[1] http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whatisubuntu/serveredition/jeos
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