How to minimize footprint of Ubuntu with Jetson Nano

The Jetson Nano includes some software that may not be required for all applications, such as LibreOffice. I have several questions about that:

  • Is there an easy way to install only the minimal bare Ubuntu OS?
  • If not, is there a guide recommending what packages to remove and how to remove after OS install?
  • Specifically, is there a reason why Python2 is also installed? Does the system need it? I intend to use Python3, can Python2 be uninstalled?

Hi @byigal, you might find this page useful: Guide to Minimizing Jetson Disk Usage

I wouldn’t remove Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 18.04, it is still used by some Ubuntu OS functions.

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Thanks for the fast response.
I will not remove Python2 as suggested.
The guide is above my capabilities as newbie. I was hoping for something simpler, for example to uninstall of un needed packages (such as LiberOffice, etc.).
I am currently trying unsuccessfully to follow Yolo5 custom image recognition, without success, so I am not sure I will be able to go through this guide :(

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