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How can I customize the Ubuntu installer?

I would like to know how can I customize the Ubuntu installer NOT customize Ubuntu, I just want to modify the installer. We have a large environment here with lots of developers and since we don't ...
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Guide to particulars in customizing Ubuntu Installer

I've tried reading through guides for preseeding and customization, but I did not understand how and where to modify which options. I can only comfortably learn through practical examples, for which I ...
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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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Ubiquity frontend installer for Unity

I want to place an installer on my Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD, but now I'm confused. There are only 2 ubiquity-frontend packages: ubiquity-frontend-gtk ubiquity-frontend-kde But not one for Unity. Is it ...
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Installing ubuntu on second hard with windows on the other, but how?

I have 2 hard drives and it appears that windows is installed on sdb1, however i wish to install ubuntu (lubuntu with unity) on sda, sda1 or sda2 im not sure of. i unplugged sdb and windows loader ...
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Applications in Ubuntu's installation environment

For installation, a Linux session is loaded to the memory, so my questions are: What applications are executed during this session? How can I add more applications to use? Related to this ...
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How to Install boinc at /home

I was wondering how can i install boinc at /home folder. I have an ssd for root and /home on a hdd. Since boinc does lot of write/read i would like to avoid installing it on my ssd (which i already ...
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Ubuntu installer to only install selected packages

How can I make a custom installer to install only the packages I specify (including proprietary components and drivers) and preconfigure config files like /etc/network/interfaces beforehand?
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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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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 ...
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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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Convert Custom Ubuntu 14.04 Build into Distribution USB

The idea is to give friends and acquaintances, who can't afford to replace their PCs, an alternative based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with most of the configuration processes already sorted out, therefore I ...
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usb wifi dongle on ubuntu server, cannot install realtek driver RTL 8188cus

I got cheap Ebay wifi dongle from HongKong, Im trying to set it up on my ubuntu server. Occasionally need to move server, so it cannot always be connected to router via lan. Anyhow, usb wifi came ...
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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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how to make a custom ubuntu 11.10 64 bit installation DVD

i want to include some packages into Ubuntu,the packages i want to add are ubuntu resticted extra(mp3 codecs,wifi drivers) 32 bit libraries(ia32-lib) kvm with gui(for virtualization/emulation of ...
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Access harddisk from Ubuntu Customization Kit-prompt

How do I access my hard disk from the Ubuntu Customization Kit-prompt? The mounted file system is the Live CD's own system. I want to use it for installation of deb-packages stored at the local hard ...
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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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Remote Install from Custom ISO

I've googled around looking for an answer to this question, but can't seem to find it anywhere.. I'm doing a setup of quite a few VMs that will be running a customized version of Ubuntu using the ...
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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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Avoid TRY/INSTALL selector on 12.04

I have a live (persistent) 12.04 ubuntu distro set up on my pendrive I use for recovery/install purposes. Every time I boot the distro it asks me if I want to install ubuntu. How can I automatically ...
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How do I install UControl

How do I install UControl from http://www.negusoft.com/index.php/ucontrol-downloads It comes in a tar.gz. I unpacked it and tried fallowing the readme but am getting nowhere. What are the steps to ...
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How do I install 12.04 in vmware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Unity in a virtual machine? What do I need to download to run 12.04 LTS as a VM using VMware player v5.0 ?
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Use full install as installation media

I currently have an Ubuntu laptop and external hard disk installation. I would like to know if it is possible to use these full installs, after a bit of configuration, to be used as installers to ...
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Is it possible to modify the Wubi Installer for other distros?

I'm interested in trying out other distros but I for various reasons, I'm not allowed to actually install them with all the partitioning and such. Ubuntu's Wubi installs various Ubuntu derivatives. ...
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Preseed file being ignored during installation

I've followed this document pretty well (http://askubuntu.com/questions/29121/guide-to-particulars-in-customizing-ubuntu-installer / specifically: http://askubuntu.com/a/29632/36927), however it seems ...
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Silently install ubuntu using wubi - Wubi frontend modification

I am trying to silently install ubuntu using wubi. When I start wubi.exe on windows, a dialog box comes which asks for user information like username, password,etc. I want to skip this dialog box ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu to a .disk file

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Live USB I have created a 25GB .disk file that is located on the Windows partition. (Same as WUBI) I have done: sudo losetup /dev/loop1 /mnt/<disk file ...
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How i can create the ubuntu 12.04 live image using my custom kernel?

i want to install the ubuntu on emmc but in 12.04 ubuntu installer in not detecting the emmc. might be emmc driver is not there. i ahve a custom kernel drm-intel in which i am able to check that emmc. ...
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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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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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Can I create another user in my window 7 computer to install the ubuntu?

My computer is window 7 but I would like to try the Ubuntu so can I create another user to install the Ubuntu or just do like the tutorial in Wubi ?
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Ubuntu installer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I download the Windows installer from the Ubuntu website? today i'm gonna download ubuntu installer and install it alongside windows 7 . Don't know why, ...
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Remaster Ubuntu's application config like Pinguy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? I notice that many of the applications of the Ubuntu remaster, Pinguy, sports it's own unique configuration for the OS, most prominent ...
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Creating Custom Install USB

I have a custom 12.04 DVD. But it doesn't complete installation due to some fault on the disk. Can I transfer these contents to a USB storage device and use that to install Ubuntu? If yes, how?