[ubuntu-uk] install just the command-line

Stephen Garton sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 18:13:28 BST 2009

2009/7/23 doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com>:
> Hi -- I have a laptop that is really struggling to display anything, as
> something that handles display in both windows & the Ubuntu loader is very
> gone.
> (Trying to install Xubuntu, I get as far as clicking "next" on the keyboard
> layout chooser, then weird stripes begin to follow the mouse around, and we
> hang. Not especially healthy.)
> Not really liking to let things die gracefully & be at peace, I wondered if
> I could perhaps install just the basic, command-line parts of Ubuntu (linux
> with all the package managers, I guess) & see if I can get it running as a
> little server for cron jobs or something that I can just ssh on to.
> What would I be looking for to do this?
> Cheers,
>    Doug.
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Hi Doug,

Try Ubuntu Server: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download-server

Steve Garton

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