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Error while modifing an image using guestfish

I tried to modify my .qcow2 image using guestfish guestfish --rw -a parsecROI.img.qcow2 Welcome to guestfish, the libguestfs filesystem interactive shell for editing virtual machine filesystems. ...
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Ubuntu iso build debootstrap error chroot/test-dev-null: Permission denied

I am trying to build an ubuntu trusty tahr iso image from the sources. But a get all the time this error message and I don't now how I can solve it. I execute the build script as root. I: Validating ...
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debootstrap does not extract libc6, does not create /sbin/ldconfig

I am using dbootstrap to create a chroot root file system (Ubuntu 14.04), so that I can use it later to image another machine. I specify all the necessary packages, and debootstrap seems to retrieve, ...
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How do I make a chroot clone of my [current setup] like after a fresh install

Where I am... I know that I debootstrap trusty /chroot-dir and then I... mount --bind /dev /chroot-dir/dev && mount --bind /proc /chroot-dir/proc and then cat ...
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Is there a guide step by step to use old libraries within a new system or new libraries with a old system for debootstrap or chroot?

The response in here How to run HipHop with an old libc6 (not solved) and libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found was so short (for me, I am mid level linux user, not pro, because I don't know ...
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apt-get install linux-image-generic without running update-grub?

Is it possible to run apt-get install linux-image-generic without the post install step, update-grub? I need a repeatable process for a debootstrap image creation process for netbooting where the ...
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Reinstalling network manager & icon issues

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTE and network manager is giving me a question mark in my system tray even though I can connect to the internet. This really irritates me. I tried hiding network ...
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debootstrap centos under ubuntu?

I am needing to compile an app under an older version of CentOS. I once found a way of doing a debootstrap style process for it. Can anyone recall the name of the program and how you set it up for ...
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How to reduce consumed disk space for a 942 MB 13.10 amd64 server minimal install?

The goal is to have a have a headless server installation on a physical machine that only serves one service. In other words the server is dedicated to run a single task. You could also call this a ...
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What takes less space: debootstrap or Ubuntu Core?

I have a very small disk in my netbook. So I decided to offload all development files into chroot on an external drive. What will take less space initially, debootstrap installation or Ubuntu Core ...
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cdebootsrap-static fails on initramfs

From a fresh live cd of Ubuntu 12.04: # enabling universe repository sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cdebootstrap-static sudo cdebootstrap-static --debug -v --allow-unauthenticated --flavour ...
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How do I correct this error with debootstrap in Ubuntu Server 12.04.3?

When using the tool xen-create-image I get an error with the debootstrap process. Running root@xen/tmp# debootstrap --arch amd64 precise /tmp/ubuntu I: Retrieving Release I: Retrieving Release.gpg ...
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Why does mounting proc in my chroot fail during debootstrapping?

In a cleanly installed Ubuntu Raring machine I am trying to perform a debootstrap of another system. Here's the exact command: http_proxy=http://192.168.122.1:8000/ debootstrap --arch=amd64 raring ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server install fails with debootstrap warning

Have made several attempts to download and create iso on CD and USB of 12.04 server 64-bit. Install attempts on a few different machines always hits several "Debootstrap Warning - "......deb file was ...
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Chroot environment can access external, but not internal network

I've just set a chroot environment up on a new 12.10 install, and it seems capable of accessing the external network (Internet basically) but it cannot access anything on the internal network inside ...
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What is debootstrap --second-stage for

I just played around with debootstrap and schroot. I'm setting up my environments with debootstrap. I'm not using --second-stage option of debootstrap. When and how do I need to use this option. What ...
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How do I debootstrap on a local repository

I have a local Ubuntu repository generated with apt-mirror. Can I use this with debootstrap? deb http://myrepo/mirror/archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main restricted multiverse universe deb ...
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debootstrap failing to mount /proc

I have researched this, and none of the answers (so far) on here, nor googling seem to match my problem. Here is the situation: I am running Xubuntu 12.04 as a base install, and am trying to set up ...
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CD Based Usage of debootstrap?

I have installed 12.04 xubuntu alternative with whole disk encryption on a machine. I am attempting to set up a schroot usage of backbox 3.01 (an ubuntu 12.04 derivative from what I can tell) under ...
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debootstrap error while upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04 [closed]

I made a version upgrade with apt-get dist-upgrade and I had this error while upgrading packages: 2013-01-24 08:49:32 upgrade debootstrap 1.0.37ubuntu1~lucid1 1.0.39ubuntu0.2 2013-01-24 08:49:32 ...
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debootstrap wants to remove target folder, why?

I have in the past used debootstrap to bootstrap both Debian and Ubuntu systems. But this time, trying to bootstrap a Ubuntu system from a Debian 6 rescue system (Note: I have no choice about the ...
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How to install Ubuntu in a chroot environment on an Archlinux system?

Currently I'm stuck with an Archlinux system at work. However, I want to be able to package some software for Ubuntu on this machine. So I thought it should be possible to set up an Ubuntu (Precise) ...
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dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu

I am currently PXE booting a bunch a machine, via the diskless function in ubuntu. What is the best practice when upgrading the image from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS? I've currently made a copy of the ...
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install base system failed : Ubuntu server and xubuntu alternate installation

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 server on my laptop using a USB stick !! When it reached the base system installation I received this error ! Debootstrap warning ...
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How do I add more variants or custom packages to debootstrap?

I have a set of packages that I wish to install along-side the minibase variant in debootstrap. I'm having the hardest time figuring out how to customize variants so that more than just the base is ...
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“Failed to start network default” error when trying to juju bootstrap an LXC environment

one@onezero:~/juju$ juju bootstrap 2012-02-13 07:32:26,586 INFO Bootstrapping environment 'sample' (type: local)... 2012-02-13 07:32:26,587 INFO Checking for required packages... 2012-02-13 ...
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How do I create a chroot of an earlier version of Ubuntu?

I'd like to create a virtual instance of the latest LTS so I can test the software I'm writing in a way that more closely matches our production environment. There seem to be many, many different ...
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Debootstrap - issue trying to start the network

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 under /var/chroot/oneiric following this tutorial. All seems to work properly, but unfortunatly I can't get the network working... I'd like to have a separate system ...
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Adding user to chroot environment

I've created a chroot system in my Ubuntu using schroot and debrootstrap, based on minimal ubuntu. However whenever I can't seem to add a new user into this chroot environment. Here is what happens. ...
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How to build packages for Maverick while running Lucid?

I would like to be able to build a package for the Maverick distribution release of Ubuntu, while running the Lucid distribution release. I found this page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebootstrapChroot ...
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Maverick userland under Lucid 10.04 for newer X11 and graphics use

My main system runs on Lucid Lynx 10.04, and since it's running rather well I do not wish to upgrade yet. However the graphics chipset X1700/V5250 doesn't work well for games. The open source driver ...
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How to boot from a debootstrap based install?

I would like to boot a testing Ubuntu release from a directory (which contains a debootstrap based install). As far as I understand I just need someway to tell the boot process (initrd scripts?) that ...
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debootstrap or virt-install Ubuntu Server Maverick fails

Oki so running any kind of variation of debootsrap i get the following error I: Extracting zlib1g... W: Failure trying to run: chroot /lxc/iso/dodo mount -t proc proc /proc debootstrap.log : ...
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How can I fully use the chroot I create with debootstrap on a local machine?

I'm running on a Ubuntu 10.04, and installed an 8.04 version in a directory /stuff/hardy sudo debootstrap --variant buildd --arch i386 hardy /stuff/hardy http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu What I want ...
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Is there a way to have debootstrap automatically configure locales?

I like to use Debootstrap for making sparse systems (usually a base for something embedded) or paravirtualized Xen guests. I'm familiar with how to tell Debootstrap what packages I want beyond the ...