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    Barebones VM image for development

    Hi : I'd like a barebone Ubuntu VM image for development and production use. The goal is to not have any extras in this image but only sufficient components to run a web app server in it, possibly in Amazon EC2.
    The image will be used for enterprise app development. I'd like to customize / refine the barebone image to suite my app's purposes.
    How can I download or create such an image using the latest Ubuntu release? Any references to documentation will be great.

    Thanks in advance!
    Mike

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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    Hello and welcome to the forums,

    Ubuntu server will have extras, which may be uninstalled. You may also want to look at the ubuntu minimal installer.

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    Edit: Moved to Virtualization sub-forum.
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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    When you get to the attached screenshot, hit F4 and select 'Install a minimal virtual machine'.

    This will give you the smallest system possible to start off with (202 packages, 659MB disk used).
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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    Ubuntu Core is also a option
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core/InstallationExample
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core

    Hope that this helps
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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheesemill View Post
    When you get to the attached screenshot, hit F4 and select 'Install a minimal virtual machine'.

    This will give you the smallest system possible to start off with (202 packages, 659MB disk used).
    I have learned something new today! That is neat!
    Thank you for your contributions. "So long and thanks for the fish!"

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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    Quote Originally Posted by uRock View Post
    I have learned something new today! That is neat!
    It used to be available as a separate download under the JeOS (Just enough OS) moniker before it was rolled into the server ISO.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/JeOS
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    Re: Barebones VM image for development

    Quote Originally Posted by vmboss View Post
    Hi : I'd like a barebone Ubuntu VM image for development and production use. The goal is to not have any extras in this image but only sufficient components to run a web app server in it, possibly in Amazon EC2.
    The image will be used for enterprise app development. I'd like to customize / refine the barebone image to suite my app's purposes.
    How can I download or create such an image using the latest Ubuntu release? Any references to documentation will be great.

    Thanks in advance!
    Mike
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