Pihole wont install on Ubuntu server 18.04

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#1

Please follow the below template, it will help us to help you!

Expected Behaviour:

Pihole installer window should pop up so I can install the product.

Actual Behaviour:

The installer runs system checks flashes pink then goes back to prompt.

Debug Token:

[Replace this text with the debug token provided from running pihole -d (or running the debug script through the web interface]


#2

Is this on Ubuntu 18.04.01 by chance?


#3

Yes it is Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS


#4

There is a known issue with this OS and its apt repositories not containing dialog or dhcp5 I believe a user in this thread managed to find a solution.


#5

Okay thanks for the help!


#6

My pleasure


#7

Hi everyone… I mangage to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS…

pihole@pihole2:~$ pihole -v
  Pi-hole version is v4.0 (Latest: v4.0)
  AdminLTE version is v4.0 (Latest: v4.0)
  FTL version is v4.0 (Latest: v4.0)
pihole@pihole2:~$ cat /etc/os-release
NAME="Ubuntu"
VERSION="18.04.1 LTS (Bionic Beaver)"
ID=ubuntu
ID_LIKE=debian
PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS"
VERSION_ID="18.04"
HOME_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://help.ubuntu.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/"
PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/privacy-policy"
VERSION_CODENAME=bionic
UBUNTU_CODENAME=bionic
pihole@pihole2:~$

I install it on a vm and a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Had no problem with the this command:

curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash

#8

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