remastersys Create a customized Live CD/DVD (a remaster), Back up an entire system

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How to create Remastersys backup over 4GB on 14.04 or newer

I've been scouring google for help on this seemingly simple task and did not find anything comparable. I decided to tackle it myself and found a very simple solution. Everyone says the limit is the ...
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how to remove remastersys ?

In my Laptop , I install remastersys . It also works good . Now want to uninstall this from my laptop. I want to know the command line for this purpose. Thanks.
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Can I install remastersys on Ubuntu 15.10? What repository should I install?

Every post I see about it seems at least one year old, plus the official website does not provide any link or in-depth description. Being just a newbie of Ubuntu I'm looking for a software that can ...
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Hello I need personal help with squashfs! [duplicate]

Already searched but not yet found! How to create a squashfs with 5gb and bootable?
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How to install remastersys on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP laptop. Now, I want to get back up my Ubuntu OS along with the installed packages of Ubuntu . I want to do this with the help of remastersys software. Now, ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 remastering boot option “text”

I remastered an Ubuntu 14.04 ISO. In isolinux.cfg I could use the boot-option "text". Remastering 15.04 this no longer works. "text" mode is ignored and the gui/desktop starts. How can I fix this?
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Remastersys and Hostname

An unsuccessful installation attempt of Remastersys installation changed my ubuntu 12.04 precise desktop hostname. Am unable to revert to my original hostname of my desktop. Changing /etc/hostname ; ...
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Copyrights of Rebranded and Customized Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is not about programming or technical usage of Ubuntu. if this is not allowed to ask here, please recommend a site for it. I am creating a hardware-software solution, which is ...
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filesystem.squashfs to iso or burn usb

I use ubuntu 15.04, I want to do a iso with remastersys and encountered a problem ( Creating 4.0 filesystem on /home/remastersys/remastersys/ISOTMP/casper/filesystem.squashfs, block size 1048576. ) ...
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No DNS in remastered Ubuntu

I remastered a (x)ubuntu 14.04 ISO. Manually. Everthing works fine, exept I have no DNS. Is this a known but and is there a solution?
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What is a good alternative to Remastersys/UB/UCK? [duplicate]

I'm eager to use my respin of Ubuntu 14.04 on my other machines. The problem is that since Remastersys and Ubuntu Builder are discontinued, it's hard to find a good alternative. For some reason UCK ...
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Remastering: Set “try ubuntu” and a specific language to default

I am remastering Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine. But I want to set "try ubuntu" and a specific language to default when booting. I read about isolinux.cfg, but it seems that this is no longer ...
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Resolv.conf problem when remastering

I am actually remastering (X)ubuntu 14.04. A tutorial is saying that I have to copy /etc/resolv.conf to $REMASTERFOLDER/etc/. Everything works fine, but when booting the ISO there is no internet ...
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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 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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Generate Ubuntu .ISO with updates

is there an easy way to generate an updated Ubuntu live .iso file? I want to give it to some friends, they will use it for online banking. Acutally I just want to type one line and an updates .iso ...
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Where can I get Remastersys?

I have been wanting to make a customized re-distributable distro for my LUG for a while, and just came across the info on Remastersys. Looks perfect, but the site is no longer in existence. I've ...
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How to create a live CD?

I am new to Linux distributions, currently working on Ubuntu 14.04. How do you make a live CD from a live installation? Earlier there was "REMASTERSYS".
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Remastersys refuses to dist in Ubuntu 14.04 due to: genisoimage: Volume ID string too long

When using both plain remastersys and remastersys-gtk in Ubuntu 14.04 give me a genisoimage: Volume ID string too long error when I look in the logs when I use the dist option. Apparently on the ...
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Copy package to a specific directory with customized ISO

I have a customized Ubuntu ISO, where I have all my required packages being installed, from the /pool/extras/ directory. Now, I want to be able to copy one of the packages (.deb) from this ...
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Is it possible to create an Ubuntu 14.04 distro even though remastersys is gone?

Im trying to create my own Ubuntu distribution Im using remastersys to create backups of my system just incase it crashes which has been helpful. Now I'm done building it and I click the button that ...
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How can i create a distributable OS from a modified install

I cant be much specific in the title. Anyways, here it is. Me and a friend have been working on an OS project for a while. Until now, he was modifying live image and using remastersys to create an ...
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How to slipstream Ubuntu the easy way? [duplicate]

There are a few dead projects that could do this: ubuntu-builder Remastersys Too Compilcated Customizer Ubuntu Customization Kit The question before I go to bed: How to slipstream Ubuntu ...
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How to backup all the data of my Ubuntu system?

I am currently using the remastersys to backup my Ubuntu system, but at the end it tells me the following error: The compressed filesystem is larger than genisoimage allows for a single file. You ...
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Remastersys Alternative

I was using remastersys on 12.04 to backup all my programs and settings and in that way, i was able to install it on many systems. Now I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I added Precise deb PPA to software ...
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VM with black screen after Remastersys installation [duplicate]

I installed the same VM in virtualbox and Vmware player. In both of them, when I installed Remastersys, i got a black screen for my VM :( How can I fix this ?
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Custom Ubuntu Distro - Remastersys - No Set Settings

I am trying to create my own custom distro from Ubuntu 12.04 after watching a video on Youtube. My problem is when I boot my LiveUSB it looks exactly like a normal boot of Ubuntu 12.04 other than the ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. SERVER=192.168.1.10 echo ...
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What is changing the network interfaces?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to virtual machine. I have edited /etc/network/interfaces like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Then I created a livecd.iso using ...
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Copy system to another computer [duplicate]

Remastersys apparently let you do this? It's gone now. I have a development machine, and I'd like to basically clone it, and install it on a laptop, so I don't have to reinstall everything. Is that ...
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Make a custom iso of current Ubuntu set up

I have been running on a dual boot of Windows and 12.04 for quite some time now. Primarily because of space constraints and the fact that I might not have booted into Windows in the last 6 months, I ...
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How to exclude some installed software using Remastersys

I am preparing a distributable ISO by using Remastersys 3.0.4-1 with "Dist" option I dont wish to include some installed software in my output ISO image, is it possible? I wish to exclude remastersys ...
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system image size increased after removing packages

i remastered my system. the output image was of 2.5 gb. so i removed packages about 1gb & then remastered system but now final image is of more than 4 gb. I also tried relinux but it also produces ...
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I can't download remastersys

I want to creat a remaster with remastersys,I have remastersys 3.0.3. I created the iso file with that but it don't accept my user&pass,user=custom,pass=blank Now I want to use remastersys 3.0.4 ...
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“booting system without network configuration” using a livecd created with remastersys

I have ubuntu 12.04 with KDE. I have installed remastersys and made a livecd (distribution) burnet with k3b on a dvd (3.2gb), but I left the video card ati driver because I would use this livecd only ...
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how to recover folders from home folder

I was browsing net today..I had to upload a photo but I was unable to find the picture folder..then I opened nautilus.I found out that the 2 folders Pictures and Videos are mysteriously gone..I ...
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What are the Alternatives For RemasterSys?

I need an alternative software of Remastersys since it's not working in my system (Ubuntu 12.04.) I want software just like remastersys. I don't want to install any new packages, I just want a piece ...
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I have a problem in Remastersys

While im testing custom iso resulted by remastersys the following message appears for all choices: could not find ramdisk image /casper/initrd.gz
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How do I go back to original 12.04 kernel? [duplicate]

I wanted to make a custom ISO, so I spent the whole day setting up a partition with all the applications and little tweaks that I thought would be comfortable for 12.04 32-bit. I'm using Remastersys ...
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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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Making a new distro without X but with Ubiquity

I need to create my own distro based on Ubuntu Server and I need it as light as possible (so there should be no X or any other stuff like that). By the way the distro installer must be graphical ...
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Why did Remastersys mess up my folder structure?

I made a distro of Ubuntu from Remastersys. Everything works except, the places are messed up. The home folder acts as the desktop folder and I can't see my pictures, my videos etc folders inside ...
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How do I convert my Ubuntu installation into a Live-USB or Live-CD?

Say I have Ubuntu installed in a hard drive What can I do to generate a liveUSB that is as similar as possible to the installation ?
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Boot an up-to-date Ubuntu linux OS from cdrom or dvd

I want to take my current, up-to-date Ubuntu OS on my laptop, put it on a cdrom or dvd, and boot diskless from the cdrom or dvd, saving any data I accumulate to USB memory stick. Is there a way ...
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How to install Remastersys?

I want to install Remastersys, but I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install remastersys Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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Remastersys problem with Ubuntu 12.04

I successfully installed remastersys latest version for precise in Ubuntu 12.04 and created iso by executing backupmode. When installation in final stages I got the following error, "The username you ...
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How do I install remastersys?

I was following instruction from http://www.remastersys.com/ubuntu.html to install remastersys in my system. On apt-get update always get error that the could not find correct structure of URL. Any ...
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How do I create a completely unattended install of Ubuntu?

I need a CD or USB stick, that will install Ubuntu on a completely headless machine. Stick CD in and restart, no keyboard or screen should be involved. There are a few obstacles: The language ...