I have tried installing Ubuntu 16 with minimal cd and I'm getting the text based installation, but the thing is I want to install ubuntu only with text-based installation and after that, I want to use Ubuntu only with text-based (Same as Ubuntu Linux which is available in AWS - No GUI ) Can anyone help me to achieve this.?

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    ubuntu.com/download/server for downloading, and tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/tutorial-install-ubuntu-server for installation instructions. – Videonauth Nov 13 '17 at 3:42
  • press ctrl-alt-f1, apt purge xserver-xorg-core – Ipor Sircer Nov 13 '17 at 5:31
  • agreed - server install is the way to go. For instance, Ubuntu 17.10 workstation install has a couple of serious issues which prevent installing directly; I used the text-based server install to get something that worked. From that, you can install whatever is needed. – Thomas Dickey Nov 13 '17 at 9:06
  • Thanks @Videonauth, I have installed ubuntu server and now i'm getting text based version ubuntu – KNCK Nov 13 '17 at 17:31

To get a minimal install without a GUI you using the minimale CD or any Ubuntu CD, install ubuntu as usually , at the Software Installation step only select the Standard software utilities , it is also important to configure your system to receive the security updates automatically .

The 2 consecutive steps should be :

Configuring tasksel:

Install Security Updates automatically

Software selection :

standard system utilities 

You can add more software such OpenSSH to control your system through ssh .... but do not install the GUI.

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    Yes, @GAD3R I have installed ubuntu server same as you mentioned above – KNCK Nov 13 '17 at 17:35

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