netboot/mini.iso should allow Ubuntu Minimal desktop Installation

Bug #1816288 reported by Norbert
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
debian-installer (Ubuntu)
Won't Fix
tasksel (Ubuntu)
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:
1. Download netboot/mini.iso for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ( )
2. Launch installer.
3. Wait for "Software selection" to be shown

Expected results:
user is able to select Ubuntu minimal desktop

Actual results:
user is unable to select Ubuntu minimal desktop

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: tasksel 3.34ubuntu11
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-20.21-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sun Feb 17 13:10:05 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-02-17 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: tasksel
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Revision history for this message
Norbert (nrbrtx) wrote :
tags: added: cosmic
Revision history for this message
Norbert (nrbrtx) wrote :

First seen on AskUbuntu ( ).

It is great that upcoming Ubuntu 19.04 has Ubuntu minimal desktop in mini.iso (or in tasksel).

Revision history for this message
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

The mini iso is not guaranteed to offer the complete set of features provided by the desktop installer.

affects: ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu) → debian-installer (Ubuntu)
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Won't Fix
Norbert (nrbrtx)
tags: added: focal
removed: cosmic
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