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

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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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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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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 ...
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how clear/clean unneeded files or cache for my customized distro

Can you help me to find out how do I clear the Cache files or unnecessary or lib that can be updated on new ubuntu install i used "ubuntu 12.10" this my top size file/folder list: 4380MiB /usr ...
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Custom Lubuntu iso errors

I am working on a project for which I need to make a specific and lightweight linux distribution. I have made a custom LiveCD ISO based on Lubuntu 12.04 for my project, and when I try running it in ...
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Creating a spin from my installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Over the last 6 months or so I have tweaked & customized my Ubuntu installation until I have what I feel is a perfect Distro! Now I ...
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How to make gnome-shell the default GUI in ubuntu-builder?

I'm making my own distro with Ubuntu builder and I want to make Gnome-shell the main GUI. I tried many things like removing Unity and using GDM and a whole bunch of other things but I keep getting a ...
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Difference between OEM install and custom Ubuntu image

I'm looking into the best way to deploy a customized Ubuntu image and it looks like I have two options: To make an "OEM install" version To make a custom Ubuntu image Could someone help me ...
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How to customize live Ubuntu CD with my own branding? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I would like to create a customized UbuntuOS (Live CD/DVD) for my office and house by installing some additional packages. I have ...
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Continue without a default route?

I have to do a complete unattended installation of a node with Ubuntu12.04. I have given following options in preseed file d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0 d-i netcfg/disable_dhcp boolean ...
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How do I customize a LiveCD that can only “Try Ubuntu”?

This is what I'm looking to do: Create a LiveCD that only can Try Ubuntu, can't install the OS at all. Boots directly to Try Ubuntu. I need to have certain packages on that LiveCD, such as fsarchiver ...
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How can I replace Ubuntu branding with my own?

How can I replace the Ubuntu branding with my own? What files need to be replaced?
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I have a problem in Remastersys

While im testing custom iso resulted by remastersys the following message appears for all choices: could not find ramdisk image /casper/initrd.gz
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applications to create custom distribution of ubuntu

Im looking for a application that I can use to make my own distribution of ubuntu 12.04, Things I want in is latest updates, applications downloaded like: ubuntu tweak, my unity, virtualbox, VLC, ...
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How to customize Xubuntu with remastersys?

I've been trying to make my own custom xubuntu-based distro. I thought I understood how to import settings and features and repackage using remastersys, but apparently not. One of the features ...
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Making a new distro without X but with Ubiquity

I need to create my own distro based on Ubuntu Server and I need it as light as possible (so there should be no X or any other stuff like that). By the way the distro installer must be graphical ...
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How to set pre-installed applications in an Ubuntu installation?

Is there a way to have an installation of Ubuntu with all the usual programs or pre-defined ones? Eg: Blender, Gimp, VLC, Firezila I'm having to install Ubuntu a few times and Id like a preset ...
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Why did Remastersys mess up my folder structure?

I made a distro of Ubuntu from Remastersys. Everything works except, the places are messed up. The home folder acts as the desktop folder and I can't see my pictures, my videos etc folders inside ...
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Boot an up-to-date Ubuntu linux OS from cdrom or dvd

I want to take my current, up-to-date Ubuntu OS on my laptop, put it on a cdrom or dvd, and boot diskless from the cdrom or dvd, saving any data I accumulate to USB memory stick. Is there a way ...
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How do I include the latest package updates in a customized LiveCD?

Using the Ubuntu customization kit, is there a way to include all the updates on the created CD (up to the point when the CD gets created)? Thanks
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Creating a Custom ISO

I've got the OK at work to drop some Windows machines and install Ubuntu on them. I will be installing Precise on them, as it is an LTS. What I would like to do is create an ISO with certain packages ...
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How can I customize the Ubuntu boot up logo?

I am making a custom distribution, and have a question about the Ubuntu Logo with 5 dots displayed when booting up. The Ubuntu-Logo-Script in the /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntutext folder has the word ...
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How to build my custom Ubuntu using Minimal CD

I have downloaded the 30 mb minimal Ubuntu 12.04 iso file. I would like to customize it. I would like o have the following customizations: add Ubuntu desktop GUI with Unity. add essential software ...
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How do I change the background image on the “Try Ubuntu” screen?

When customizing a live CD, how do I change the background image that's displayed behind the "Install" window?
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Building a ubuntu image ready with necessary software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? My friend want to have ubuntu installed but don't have access to high speed Internet. So I want to build an image which will include ...
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Pushing custom updates to Ubuntu remixes

I've created a custom distribution of Ubuntu (a "remix") that I'd like to start distributing, but want to continue improving via updates. Any suggestions on the best methods of pushing custom ...
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How do I make a custom Ubuntu cd,using KDE as the desktop interface ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I would like to create _custom Ubuntu cd by myself....please don't redirect me to kubuntu...
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Copy Ubuntu distro with all settings from one computer to a different one

I'd like to copy my exact setup from my computer at work to my computer at home. I'm trying to figure out how to go about doing that. So far I've figured this much out. On the source computer run ...
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Change distro name from system info

I want to change the name and logo of ubuntu 11.10 from system settings -> system info, how do i do that? and make it remain that way even after upgrades to like 12.04?
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bad md5sum error when trying to customize ubuntu-keyring-udeb

I have been trying to customize Ubuntu 8.04 (hardy heron) alternate install cd. I have followed the community documentation at ...
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Build a custom Ubuntu based distribution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my own customized Ubuntu version? I am working on making a custom Ubuntu 11.10 based distro.(64 bit) I am adding non open source packages, replacing ...
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How can I make my ubuntu 11.10 use less of my memory and processor?

I have a computer with a Celeron 1.6 GHz processor and 512 MB ​​DDR2 RAM, and I love this distribution of Linux, so I would like to know if there is some way or maybe a program that can make Ubuntu ...
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Whats the meaning of “ gNewSense is based on Ubuntu”?

I am beginner to Linux and I am learning this. Now I actually unable to understand when someone says that this distribution is based on this particular kernel. For eg. gNewSense id based on Ubuntu or ...