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Re: [trinity-users] LiveCD for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

From: midi-pascal <midi-pascal@...>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:05:31 -0400
On 16-07-29 09:40 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
> Marvin Jones composed on 2016-07-29 07:44 (UTC-0600):
>> Felix Miata wrote:
>>> I did minimal 16.04 HTTP minimal installs on two 64 bit machines,
>>> then added 14.03. I recall no trouble with either.
>> By "minimal 16.04 HTTP minimal installs" do you mean ala:
>>    ?
> Technically no, but as a practical matter yes. All my machines are 
> multiboot, so I download only the installation kernel and initrd that 
> those isos contain, then load them with Grub. From there on it's 
> essentially the same road as using such a CD. Doing it my way I find 
> it easier to provide specific installation options that I might or 
> might not remember that I want to use. e.g.:
> vga=791 -- hw-detect/start_pcmcia=false netcfg/disable_dhcp=true 
> expert biosdevname=0 ipv6.disable=1 net.ifnames=0 tasks="standard" 
> base-installer/install-recommends=false video=1024x768@60 hostname=myhost
>> Can I avoid installing gnome doing it this way (above)?
> AFAICT, you can avoid _everything_ related to or depending on Xorg, 
> and a lot more.
>> Thank you for your quick reply!
> Broke house A/C kept me busy off puter until a short time ago.
And what about installing the Ubuntu 14.04 Trinity live CD first and 
then apt-get dist-upgrade?
This would upgrade Ubuntu to 16.04 with minimal risk.
I did this to go from 12.04 to 14.04 without any glitch.
Just a hint from my own (successful) experience.