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Systemd non-determinism early on in boot from squashfs

Short version When booting exactly the same system repeatedly, sometimes the boot messages start with [ ...] systemd[1]: Set hostname to <liab>. [ ...] systemd[1]: Mounted /. [ ...] ...
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How to check validity of an Ubuntu installation via debootstrap?

My goal is to set up an Ubuntu Server installation via debootstrap from another Ubuntu installation and to be sure that this new installation is a correct Ubuntu installation without modifications. ...
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`debootstrap` or `chroot` with `fakeroot[-ng]` instead of `sudo`: is it right or wrong?

Background I wanted to use debootsrap with fakeroot-ng. It started fine, but later on debootsrap stopped with an error and I had a dialogue box reporting tar crashed. However, as I had some ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 from iso media

Trying to debootstrap ubuntu 14.04 from iso instead of archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu, but continuoulsy getting error like chroot: failed to run command ‘/bin/bash’. Firstly getting error that /proc is not ...
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Revkit make.py bootstrap error

username@ubuntu:~$ cd revkit-2.2 username@ubuntu:~/revkit-2.2$ ./make.py bootstrap bash: ./make.py: No such file or directory What does this mean and why does this happen?
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Create a really clean and safe chroot environment in ubuntu

I want to doing some experiment to a linux system. I read about chrooting and debootsrap, it's said that it's needed to do binding mount to proc and dev so the chroot environment will fully work ...
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Chromebook Asus C300 - Installation

I am completely new to Linux and Ubuntu and tried to install Ubuntu on my Asus C300 Chromebook following a guide. When I am in crosh having typed "shell" and then type sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t ...
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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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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 ...