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July 18th, 2009, 07:52 PM

What's ubuntu-minimal?
Should be installed on a default Ubuntu Karmic installation?

July 18th, 2009, 07:54 PM
apt-cache show ubuntu-minimal
Package: ubuntu-minimal
Priority: important
Section: metapackages
Installed-Size: 56
Maintainer: Matt Zimmerman <mdz@ubuntu.com>
Architecture: amd64
Source: ubuntu-meta
Version: 1.140
Depends: adduser, apt, apt-utils, bzip2, console-setup, debconf, dhcp3-client, eject, gnupg, ifupdown, initramfs-tools, iproute, iputils-ping, kbd, less, locales, lsb-release, makedev, mawk, module-init-tools, net-tools, netbase, netcat, ntpdate, passwd, procps, python, startup-tasks, sudo, sysklogd, system-services, tasksel, tzdata, ubuntu-keyring, udev, upstart, upstart-compat-sysv, upstart-logd, vim-tiny, whiptail
Filename: pool/main/u/ubuntu-meta/ubuntu-minimal_1.140_amd64.deb
Size: 28000
MD5sum: 4115cdce5d5f2cfa15641203471465ce
SHA1: 3c98aa28c4478bbb8c8e94ccf070d0e36c8f5298
SHA256: 8c2b1a21c998f1696860cc44b3e6aa089d70737394edd09848 fa19f6128034f2
Description: Minimal core of Ubuntu
This package depends on all of the packages in the Ubuntu minimal system,
that is a functional command-line system with the following capabilities:
- Boot
- Detect hardware
- Connect to a network
- Install packages
- Perform basic diagnostics
It is also used to help ensure proper upgrades, so it is recommended that
it not be removed.
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Origin: Ubuntu
Task: minimal