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

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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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package dependency tree with no internet

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 and it doesn't support any internet access method (wifi, ethernet, hotspot). I downloaded the network packages from Ubuntu archives with all their dependencies manually but ...
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How to make an iso of my installed system.

I installed Ubuntu, cutsomized the theme, removed and added packages, made many changes to the file manager etc. I want to know an easy way to turn all of what I have done into a bootable iso that I ...
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Can I host customized Ubuntu ISO on my website?

So I am making a guide on creating custom Ubuntu ISO and I was wondering if I can host a custom image on my website? I am actually looking to maybe host an image that has /casper/* removed and a ...
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need a live cd to boot to ram

I created a live cd using uck and want it to boot to ram by default. How can I do this? I know I can hit f6 while booting and insert toram=yes, but like I mentioned I want this to be setup by ...
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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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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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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 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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Where to Download Special Ubuntu Images Designed for Pre-installed Systems (OEM)?

Background My Lenovo X250 is arriving in two weeks, which according to Ubuntu Certified Hardware will work well only with "a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer." This Linux ...
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Add application to Squashfs

I am just working on my own customized ubuntu and I found that whole end file system is hide in casper/filesystem.squashfs. I already extrackted this file and did some modifications but now i would ...
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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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how to remaster ubuntu 14.10 (currently installed )

i want to remaster my ubuntu as I want to create my spin of ubuntu for my friends . I was not able to install remastersys . I used many scripts like relinux and linux live but no result . Is there a ...
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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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Is there an Ubuntu version that would fit on a 1GB USB stick?

I have a 1 GB USB stick I'd like to use to run Ubuntu with... The total space is 961 MB - and all releases of Ubuntu/Kubuntu 15.10 and lower are 1.1 GB to 1.2 GB. Any ideas how can I fit a release ...
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Ubuntu thinks I'm on Kali

So I installed Kali repos on Ubuntu. Bad idea btw. They didn't work quite well so I removed them however Ubuntu thinks I'm on Kali? It also broke things like software manager saying no module ...
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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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Custom Distro Trademark usage

According to this document, creation of custom Ubuntu distros is allowed. The document gives a general outline on what to change and modify. There is however a section that confuses me/needs help ...
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custom ISO vs. clone/copy VHD vs. sysprep

I'll be deploying a bunch of Ubuntu Servers on HyperV the next days. I read across the customizing howtos and I'd say the web is not short of them :-) In fact I'm a Windowsguy, I now a little ...
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I've created a custom Ubuntu ISO with the Pantheon desktop installed, but there's a problem with it

As per the title, I'm creating a custom Linux ISO based on Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. The ISO is intended to have the Pantheon desktop environment installed on it. However, I've ...
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Ubuntu-equivalent of Suse Studio?

Is there an Ubuntu-equivalent of Suse Studio? I haven't been able to find anything, but there may be something hiding in the web... I'm looking for an equivalent - with options such as being able to ...
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Apt CD Error While Testing Custom Ubuntu Based Distro

I want to make a remix of Ubuntu that can be run live but also have the option to install. I am using the tutorials for Live CD Customization From Scratch and Live CD Customization. I have also had ...
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Create a Custom Distribution of Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I want to make a custom distribution of my Ubuntu 15.04 i recently upgraded from 14.04 installed and configured lots of software i need and i want to make an install-able iso with all the apps i ...
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How can I turn a computer with my Customized Ubuntu into a Installable .iso? [duplicate]

Now I know this question may already be asked, but it needs to be updated, because most remastering tools like Remastersys are all gone. So are there any new ways to create a remastered Ubuntu from ...
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What GUIs are there for making a custom Ubuntu distro?

I already tried getting Ubuntu Builder and Remastersys, but the file hosts for them seem to be shut down. Are there any other GUIs for making a distro?
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Custom LiveCD — Skip Install/boot to desktop and run custom app

Following the list of instructions here, I was able to create a LiveCD that I can boot (testing in Virtualbox) but I can't seem to find a way to "boot to desktop", skipping the "Install dialog" ...
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How to create an iso image from vdi file?

I have a .vdi file of openSUSE-13 in my host system Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Can I create a .iso image of openSUSE for installation, which contains all the applications in my vdi file? The .vdi file is ...
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Is it possible to customize the kernel when customizing a Live CD?

I am customizing Ubuntu Live by following this answer in order to obtain my preferred ISO. This method is fine, and I have made it work with Ubuntu, Xubuntu, v12, v14, and even Kali Linux. But it ...
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How to make your own Linux distro based on Ubuntu?

I want to create an Linux distro based of Ubuntu 14.04 with a graphical user interface(GNOME) and cool terminal theme.
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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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Unable to compress squashfs image: “out of memory”

Recently, I've been trying to customize my own Ubuntu and Arch-based distributions. My last idea was to use UCK in order to create a fully customized system (including a custom LightDM greeter, ...
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Is it possible to respin Ubuntu Minimal using a Live CD?(Or USB)

Trying to make a custom image of Ubuntu based on Ubuntu Minimal. Just wondering if it's possible to boot into a live CD, then edit the ISO it's running off of, then close the live session, saving ...
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How to create a custom ubuntu cd? [duplicate]

I am a developer and use ubuntu. I want to create a live cd which has te IDE and SDK tools I use for develpment and also I want to run a pre installed git client with a repository configured. Also ...
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how save changes when boot iso from hdd in grub2?

i want to boot ISO file of my linux distribution in Grub bootloader. i used this code of menuentry in grub.cfg: menuentry "ISO BlackArch" --class iso { set ...
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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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How do I make my own custom Ubuntu version? [duplicate]

This is my first post. Anyway, I want to make an Ubuntu distro that is based off of 13.04 or above. I want to modify the loading screens, default desktop pictures, screensavers, color schemes, dock, ...
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Remastering Ubuntu / skel

I want to remaster/customise the Ubuntu 14.04 live ISO. I did it manually (that means I do not want to use tools like uck or remastersys). I used this tutorial (German) that works fine in general. ...
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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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Custom Distro for small business

So I want to start my own business that supports (Installation and customer support) a custom Ubuntu derivative for small business (The OS is free of charge but the support is paid). However I'm ...
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How to make a custumised ubuntu LiveCD distribution with more than 4 GB content inside?

I am trying to make my own Ubuntu distribution with some huge files (aprox 8 GB) inside. I tried using UCK but it doesn't allow me to make iso image greater than 4 GB(mkisofs process). Can you ...
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What is the lightest linux os for older computer [duplicate]

I have a computer that has 2 gb ram and not very good other features.I want to run Android Developer Studio on this computer and I want to use linux distribution.Which linux distribution can I use ? ...
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Customized Kubuntu 14.04 LTS: Problems in Virtualbox

So I made a customized Kubuntu with BlackLabImageCreator, the .iso is 3GB large. My problems now are that: 1. It's slow as hell, I tested with a "normal" Kubuntu 14.04 iso, it ran pretty smooth. 2. I ...
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after chroot: apt-get update (Err and Failed to fetch - BootableFlashFromHarddiskInstall)

I'm following BootableFlashFromHarddiskInstall tutorial for making a live CD from my current Ubuntu installation. Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. I checked internet connection of virtual machine as ...
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i got a base rootfs, but the permissions on the files inside it it it do not make sense to me. am i missing something?

I have downloaded the ubuntu core rootfs. I have also pulled down a similar rootfs with debootstrap. I am confused by some of the persmissions in each of these base rootfs'. For example /bin/ping ...
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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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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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Mini-Ubuntu Server Distro Documentation [closed]

I am wanting to create and distribute a Ubuntu Server Distro, I have extracted the mini-ubuntu iso and inspected how it is created. And from what I can see it is very simple. However I would like ...
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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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Removing almost all applications from Ubuntu, Ubuntu customization kit

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I am currently creating my own Ubuntu distro using the Ubuntu customization Kit and everything is going pretty smoothly so far other than a couple minor set backs. I have ...
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Live CD from Scratch - No vmlinuz* / initrd.img*

Following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomizationFromScratch When it asks: cp chroot/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.--generic image/casper/vmlinuz cp ...