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

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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 ...
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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 ...