Minimum disk space requirements?

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Nov 10 11:42:16 UTC 2004

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 10:26:38PM -0600, Dan R. Hunt wrote:
> My experiance installing Ubuntu on a 2.1 GB drive was the standard
> install would not work, it would fail complaining about the lack of
> disk space. I was successful when during boot I selected the expert
> install. I accected all of the installer suggestions but the one where
> it asked if I wanted to copy the remaining packages to the hard disk.
> I would not do that. This time the install worked!

Easier way: boot the installer with 'linux archive-copier/copy=false'.

Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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