Questions about creating (not using) a custom-built version of 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 ...
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How To Convert A Configured Ubuntu System To An Unlimited ISO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my own customized Ubuntu version? How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Can I build a Ubuntu ISO from a manifest? Preface: My initial thought ...
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Custom Ubuntu Server Install

I'm just about to get a new tower server which I'm going to put ubuntu server on. The problem is the server doesn't have an optical drive. - I could take one out of an old machine I have, but it may ...
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What are the differences between the Alestic and UEC AMI images?

I am going to be bringing up a lot of AWS EC2 instances, and cannot find out what the differences are between the images provided by Ubuntu UEC at: http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/ and the ...
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Can I build a Ubuntu ISO from a manifest?

This answer talks about the ISO manifests - an example is here.. Is it possible to build an ISO from a manifest file, or is the manifest file just dpkg --get-selections put into a text file? ...
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Where do I need to change “Ubuntu” when naming my own custom distribution?

i am building my own distro (which i am almost done) but one thing left is the name of it. since i am not sure what to name it im leaving the "ubuntu" there i know i will have to change the following ...
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New Ubuntu/Linux Flavor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? i love ubuntu 11.10 but i hate Unity ... we have a team of developers here (15) and we all use ubuntu and we want to have our own ...
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Replicate a system as is

How do i repliacate a system as is. i have installed ubuntu from the minimal iso... i have kept it to minimum now i m using UCK to customise a live cd is there anyway i can replicate my installed ...
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UCK resume existing project

i was making a custom live cd and Ubuntu Customization Kit quit mid way... is there a way i can use the current modified files i used ? please help me
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Creating showcase ISO / Live CD

So, I'm trying to create a showcase ISO for a specific project, so it can be demonstrated easily anywhere. Ubuntu is not a requirement, but the distro I'm familiar with (kind of). What I need is: ...
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How do I customize the Ubuntu LiveCD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I want to customize Ubuntu 10.04, below is the list of things which I want to do: Install applications that I want. Change OpenOffice ...
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Remaster Ubuntu to create LiveCD that has both Unity and GNOME Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Ubuntu 11.10 release is just round the corner, and for the first time, I need to remaster the original LiveCD as per my (including most ...
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How do I create my own Ubuntu version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I don't like unity and I don't like xubuntu or kubuntu that much, so I want to know how I can create my own Ubuntu distro! I want: ...
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Ubuntu DVD for Africa [duplicate]

I live in Tanzania Africa and have been promoting Ubuntu for use by NGOs, Schools, and Friends. So far I've got a lot of positive feedback, but do have one huge problem. Internet here is both slow and ...
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Approach to creating an Ubuntu Appliance

I am using the latest Desktop Ubuntu Narwhal as a redundant load balancer. This setup also needs keepalived and Crossroads XR. This works great but now I would like to produce this as an appliance ...
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How to customize the Ubuntu Live CD?

I would like to customize Ubuntu live CD by installing some additional packages. I have followed this but it doesn't seems to work. Can anyone provide clear instructions? Note: I do not prefer ...
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How to really customize an “ubuntu-11.04-alternate-amd64.iso” image?

I have a dream:), I want to customize an "ubuntu-11.04-alternate-amd64.iso" image. What is the best software/solution for it? I want to customize these things (ALL OF THEM is needed): Customized ...
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Grub fails to install on custom USB iso

I'm trying to create a custom iso of an Ubuntu install - that way, I can install a bunch of educational programs & plugins on one computer and they'll automatically be on every computer I install ...
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Making my own custom Ubuntu

I was wondering, is it possible to make my own customized version of Linux based on Ubuntu 10.10 ? I am thinking of calling it something different but I was wondering besides making a custom Live CD ...
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What are some good uses for custom live CDs

Looking for some good uses for your own custom live CD/distro, including custom branded distributions for Cafes etc. You can include instructions etc in your answer, as well as links to good ...
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How to generate an installable image from an existing hard-drive installation

I installed a Kubuntu on a spare work computer and i am now configuring it for the standard user's needs. My goal is, to install it on 4 rarely used PCs for them to play around with, and maybe put it ...