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I tried Ubuntu Studio 20.04 in a VM to prep for migration. As I installed I kept waiting for the package selection dialog I've always seen to pop up but it never did. I installed thinking maybe on first login? Nope...I poked around and found the meta installer thing which only gave me an option to install branding but never to choose if I was setting up for Audio, Video, Photography, Design, etc. It just installed EVERYTHING.

Is this a bug? Oversight? -or is this actually a design decision to just install every bit of cruft possible no matter what the intended use is? -Asking for a friend...

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It's not a design decision.
The UbuntuStudio Release Notes states:

Changes for this release (compared to 19.10 Eoan Ermine)

The package/metapackage selection screen has been removed from the Ubiquity
(live session) installer due to a bug which caused unwanted packages to be

The only option to choose desired components I see at the moment is to use the Ubuntu Studio Installer which can be used after installing any other official flavour of Ubuntu (see Many users seem to prefer the plasma desktop (Kubuntu) which will be default in 20.10 (see

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