I have installed ubuntu using wubi and want to create a boot cd...how can I do this without downloading the iso file....
The live CD is usually created with a filesystem called squashfs. Squashfs is read only compressed filesystem that allow us to squeeze our system into a single CD. Note that your system has to be about 2GB (this might need some trial an error) to produce a compressed image that fits on the CD. Otherwise, you will have to use a DVD
Creating a live CD from an existing/new installation
Follow the procedure to create a live cd from your current installation.
Note -If you have a separate boot partition, execute this:
Note-If you want to copy settings and some files from the home directory then First, define what directories we want to copy:
Nautilus stores its settings in a directory called
All credit goes to capink, because the guide is from here.
I copied it from here and made a few edits
If you want to make your existing installation into a Bootable CD, here is a very detailed and easy to follow instruction.
If you want to simply obtain an original Ubuntu ISO from an installed system, I have no idea still now (It may be impossible) .
You can also see this short answer about creating Live CD from existing installation.
Detail instruction of using remastersys software You can do this by installing remastersys.
Open your terminal, type
If you are using Ubuntu 11.10(Oneiric), replace
Go to this page for instruction.
Yes ,you can use remastersys for it , Note: It is just backup existing ubuntu installation ,It can't create original ubuntu cd