Questions about creating (not using) a custom-built version of Ubuntu.

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upgrading the core of a distro [closed]

If we have a distro (A) based on a distro (B), and the distro (B) get un upgrade (it becames B.01) can we have un upgrade to the (A) distro to make it based on (B.01)
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How to make a trial of Ubuntu? [closed]

Hello I've created my own distribution based on Ubuntu, and I would like to know how to go about creating a trial for the operating system, for example users can download the trial and use the ...
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Lubuntu: my screen needs a serious reset

I am building my own custom Lubuntu (based on lubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso) system image under VMware 8. It works fine, except the system a nasty tendency of screwing up the display IF I relogin ...
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Why ubuntu distribution? [closed]

Why other distributions such as mint, elementary,... wait always ubuntu to release, so they could release their own distributions?
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Where do I start to create my own Ubuntu derivative? [duplicate]

I would like to create my own Ubuntu derivative with my desktop environment of choice and my preferred set of prepackaged programs. What base should I start with and what modifications should I start ...
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What does Ubuntu Core consist of?

Exactly what does Ubuntu Core consist of? I know of a similar project called Ubuntu Mini Remix, which, while not an official Ubuntu project, is known to contain: ubuntu-minimal metapackage ...
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In UCK not able to install any package using apt-get install command [duplicate]

I have installed UCK to make custom Ubuntu from 14.04 (32 bit) version but getting error as shown below when trying to install any package. root@123-linux:/# apt-get install vlc Reading package ...
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How to generate final application to publish in Ubuntu Touch Apps?

I created a simple application for Ubuntu Touch, but I do not know how to generate a final package. I click "Publish" and put in the information needed (Name, Maintainer, Title, etc...), but if i ...
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What packages do I need to add the functionality of NodeZero?

NodeZero is a distribution optimized for Penetration testing and security auditing specialist tools NodeZero comes around 300 tools for penetration testing and set of basic services which are ...
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How do I create an EFI-bootable ISO of a customized version of Ubuntu?

I have created an own Ubuntu distribution that I want to boot (from a USB) on my MAC. When using the standard 64bit-Ubuntu-iso from the Ubuntu website, it boots. However, when doing the exact same ...
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Change default username in LiveCD

I've created a custom Ubuntu image for myself using UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit). My question is: when I boot the image as a LiveCD or LiveUSB, it automatically creates and logs you in to the user ...
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Run scripts after installation

I have to run a command (mounting Windows file system. Machine is a dual boot system). If Ubuntu is already installed, I can go to /etc and edit rc.local and put my mounting commands there. So the ...
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App transfer from the DVD to Ubuntu

How can I copy software from the distribution DVD to Ubuntu? Is there any way to do that?
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Ubiquity segfaults every single time (custom distro)

Having recently created a custom distro (Ubuntu 14.04 Server + WindowMaker + some additional boilerplate code) using Remastersys/Relinux (I tried both), I'm now seeking to install it on another ...
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make custom iso image after I've made customizations [duplicate]

I wanted to know how to make a custom iso image so others can just burn it on a disc or run from USB or something. So I would have all the packages install, software and other scripts already ...
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Custom Ubuntu Distro - Remastersys - No Set Settings

I am trying to create my own custom distro from Ubuntu 12.04 after watching a video on Youtube. My problem is when I boot my LiveUSB it looks exactly like a normal boot of Ubuntu 12.04 other than the ...
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Custom Server ISO cannot find kernel to install

I'm trying to build a custom Ubuntu Server ISO, and am hitting a weird problem I'm hoping someone here can help with. I'm using UCK and these instructions. When I do the minimum possible to build a ...
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What is kernel modding? [closed]

I want to take a dip in customizing linux kernel. As it's evident that linux kernel can be modified according to our specific needs. My questions are: What is kernel modding? How to perform that? ...
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Custom USB distro problem: cannot connect to the Internet

This is my first thread and I would like to apologize for my lack of knowledge regarding forum-based rules. I intend to make a Custom USB Ubuntu 13.10 Distribution with the applications i need. I did ...
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How to change default in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Now these days I am working on a project in which I have to customize the ubuntu as per the requirement. I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 architecture edition for the customization. I want to change ...
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How to remove unity upper panel in my customizes ubuntu os

Now these days I am working on a Ubuntu customization project. In which I want to remove unity upper bar panel and put this panel at the bottom of the screen. I need manual method to change it. I am ...
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How to create multiple users during installation?

Now these days I am working on a Ubuntu customization project. In which I want to add this feature that Customizes OS can be able to create 2 users automatically during the installation. User can be ...
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how to install new Theme for Ubuntu Customization

I am customizing the ubuntu 12.04 LTS edition for my project work and I want to install new GUI look or theme in customization. How can I inbuilt a new theme for Distro and make it as default theme. ...
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How to customize Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I want to customize my Ubuntu 12.04 for my project work. I want to remove all the 'extra' packages which don't affect the running of my computer or other package dependencies. Example: I want to ...
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Ubuntu Image for GCE

Given that google compute engine has moved to providing just debian and CentOS images but does allow custom images has anyone documented how to create a Ubuntu image that will run on GCE?
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Is there an Ubuntu mini install

Is there an installable ubuntu mini ISO that is just a command line? I'm building a distro and I need to know.
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how do I change the default wallpapers in Ubuntu 13.10?

I want to make my own OS based on Ubuntu and I want to change the default wallpaper pack (the one with all the wallpapers canonical provides) and replace it with my own custom wallpapers. I've been ...
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How to customize Ubuntu with extra Ubiquity options for the user?

I'm working on a Ubuntu based distro with some custom packages, I want to insert a step in which I give the user ability to select the desktop environment and packages he wants to install. I know the ...
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How to create a Customized Ubuntu Server ISO?

I'd like to create a customized Ubuntu Server 12.04 ISO but couldn't find a clear approach on how to do it. I see that Ubuntu-builder is a very good app to create a customized Ubuntu Desktop, but what ...
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Make a custom iso of current Ubuntu set up

I have been running on a dual boot of Windows and 12.04 for quite some time now. Primarily because of space constraints and the fact that I might not have booted into Windows in the last 6 months, I ...
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Where is the OS name stored, and how can I edit it?

As question says, I am looking for file that holds system name (note: not hostname) and by that I mean, where it comes from "Ubuntu" "Ubuntu 13.10" and so on... Is there any way to change it? For ...
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create usb installation without requiring iso

Currently i try to create my own Ubuntu based distribution. When i use tools like Customizer i always have to create an Iso before i can test it with Qemu or copy it to USB drive. How can i skip ...
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How I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created using a Live CD customization tool?

How I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created using a Live CD customization tool, e.g. remastersys? Or how I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created or generated? Do Live CD customization tools leave ...
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Relinux No default or ui configuration problem

I installed ubuntu 12.04 and make some customization. Then i try to make iso using relinux however when i boot new iso it says no default or ui configuration error I installed first ubuntu 12.04 in ...
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would “number of loadable kernel modules” in default distribution be a useful metric for comparison?

I wonder if any of these "number of loadable kernel modules" "number of loadable kernel modules in standard distribution " "number of loadable kernel modules" in standard distribution freshly ...
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Add custom button with Gtk or Qt on ubuntu login screen

i'm currently working on custom ubuntu distro for local use only. I need to create a custom button on ubuntu login screen. I don't know where to start, how to edit ubuntu login screen? the button, for ...
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modification to distribution, what's allowed?

I plan to distribute a web application/database commercially via a VM image, (a virtual appliance). The plan is to use Ubuntu as the OS for this VM. I understand that we cannot modify the distribution ...
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I want to create .dmg file from my source file on ubuntu so that I can distribute it on mac?

Is there a way to create .dmg file from my source file, from command line, or is there any software available which will allow me to roll out my software on mac OS as well? Thanks in advance.
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Why does my Linux version name read Linaro instead of Xubuntu and how can I fix it?

I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed. When I run any updates or installs, I do receive strange warnings touching "Linaro" and software-center is not able to run with following error: :~$ software-center ...
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USB drive with stripped down Ubuntu

Is there a proper way to set up a flash drive with a stripped down version of Ubuntu (any version) leaving the user with an OS and a browser only?
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Deploying my customized Ubuntu to other machines

Recently I customized Ubuntu 13.04 with our company theme,color, logos and icons and programs that the company needs mainly for the developers. My question is simple and I hope the answer is simple ...
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How do you convert a customized ubuntu installation into a distro?

I've been thinking of making a Linux distro (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like Ubuntu) for some fun and gaining knowledge. I'm thinking of starting small and basing it off Ubuntu with ...
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how to make my own distro [duplicate]

I want to make my own ubuntu based distro which contain some moste usable software. and I want to it be bootable and I can give it to my friends to install it on their pcs! but I don't know how do ...
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Throwing an error if a file doesn't exist in Ubuntu Installer preseed commands

I am working on a custom Ubuntu Installer image, and I'm in a bit over my head. We have a custom seed file which is running this command: d-i preseed/early_command string /cdrom/Snare/update_v5.sh ...
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Can I redistribute a custom Ubuntu-based distro for a profit?

I know that I can legally modify Ubuntu, but is it legal to redistribute an operating system that's based on Ubuntu for a small profit? I want to know this before I get started on my Ubuntu-based ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 for APC 8750

I am using ACP 8750 running on ARMv6, which runs on Android 2.3 and optional boot from SD card to Raspbian OS. My question is can you build custom Ubuntu 10.10 that I can boot using my APC 8750?
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Customizing Ubuntu's splash screen and welcome text [duplicate]

I've created my own customized version of Ubuntu 12.04 using ubuntu-builder, but now I would like to get rid of the default splash screen and the welcome text related to Ubuntu that appear during the ...
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How to modify Ubuntu Precise .iso preseed?

I'm trying to modify the installation sequence of Ubuntu Precise. I need add a repository package inside the iso. I make my own apt repository mirror and add my own packages with reprepro ...
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How to redistribute Ubuntu(Linux)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Ubuntu/Kubuntu and Server) and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Other linux distributions. I want to change its backgrounds ...
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How can I preseed package installation without a network connection?

I am working to create an unattended offline installation of the Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have everything preseeded so far, but I still can't figure out how to install other packages without requiring ...