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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 ...
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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 mean i dont want to install any new packages i just want a ...
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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 make my existing ubuntu in a bootable installation CD? I tried remastersys but fails with 11.10

I need to install 10 PC which has identical setup and hardware. So i was trying remastersys but its failing. How can i resolve this or use something else to achieve this? Updating the remastersys.log ...
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How to add nvidia-current drivers into an iso file with remastersys?

It is necessary to use 3D drivers with Unity Desktop 11.04. How can I create my own iso disk to burn it on usb drive for testing Unity. I have some problems to test unity in Virtual box also default ...
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How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I'm planning to run an Ubuntu event in my office in which I have to distribute a modified version of Ubuntu which contains all the ...
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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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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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Built an ISO with remastersys but it doesn't boot?

I have installed remsatersys back-up from the interwebs, so i could have a custom ISO. Per the instructions on many how to i chose the option Backup on the menu. However when i reboot my PC to try ...
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Creating your own distro/backup (or Alternatives to RemasterSys) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? What are the alternative softwares of remastersys? I usually use RemasterSys to create a Backup/Distro of my current system with apps ...
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Remaster Ubuntu to create LiveCD that has both Unity and GNOME Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Ubuntu 11.10 release is just round the corner, and for the first time, I need to remaster the original LiveCD as per my (including most ...
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How do you change udev rules without restarting (e.g. to change eth1 to eth0)?

TLDR; How do you apply changes to /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules without restarting? (See this documentation about ethernet interface logical names.) Long version: I have a bootable USB ...
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Remaster Ubuntu

I want to remaster ubuntu Lucid in maverick, is it possible? Is there a conflict? For example when I do the chroot, or to update the repository in the new ubuntu environment, (from the "iso" which I ...
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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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Remasterys xubuntu 11.10

I made a remasterys dist-mode iso of Xubuntu, modded by myself ( I just installed compiz and little more ) I then made a CD from this iso and a bootable usb, by unetbooin,both of them show the same ...
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How to use auto login in a remastered LiveCD?

I have been creating a custom live CD of Ubuntu 11.10 using remastersys, everything goes well except that the live session asks for a login. the login is automatically set as "custom" and the password ...
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Remastersys: how to make the .iso smaller than 700MB?

I'm trying to create a Live CD .iso image of my Ubuntu 10.10 installation with Remastersys. The problem with this, is that it creates .iso's of about 750-770 MBs, I need the images to be less than ...
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Grub fails to install on custom USB iso

I'm trying to create a custom iso of an Ubuntu install - that way, I can install a bunch of educational programs & plugins on one computer and they'll automatically be on every computer I install ...
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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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Backup Ubuntu Server 11.10

I downloaded remastersys and it created an iso but I cannot get it to install my system on another hard drive. When it boots it shows the loading bar, which from my experience appears when starting ...
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Remastersys failed [closed]

So I was running remastsys to create my own Ubuntu distro and I left while it was running. When I came back it was hibernating and when I tried to wake it up it wouldn't do anything it just stayed a ...
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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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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 remaster a Ubuntu cd into a Ubuntu cd with only Gnome Shell?

I was wondering if this was possible and easy to do. I want to take my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit Cd and remaster it so that it will instead be a Gnome3 live Cd that I can install later install Gnome Shell ...
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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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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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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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Remastersys Backup / Ubiquity Problem

I think you guys are aware about Remastersys. A backup program for Ubuntu that doesn't support latest versions of Ubuntu anymore but just recently. It is said that Remastersys has been taken over by ...
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Remastersys: some shortcuts were not kept

Ubuntu 12.04 installed on hard drive. I then installed pcmanfm and moved it to the launcher (as a shortcut). Gedit was already installed and I moved it as shortcut to the launcher. Installed ...
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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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while installing remastersys-gui_3.0.3-1_amd64.deb following error occured

E: /var/cache/apt/archives/remastersys-gui_3.0.3-1_amd64.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/plymouth-preview', which is also in package remastersys-gtk 3.0.3-1 please provide me with the solution
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How do I go back to original 12.04 kernel?

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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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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How can I create an iso from a currently running Ubuntu server?

We have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS running on one of our servers. Is it possible to create a bootable and installable iso with its exact configuration? I would then use the created iso to install Ubuntu server ...
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no ui or default configuration found? [closed]

I created a custom Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 desktop based distro using remastersys, but whenever I try to boot using the iso file in vmware, it shows this error : no ui or default configuration found I've ...
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Creating a custom installation CD with LAMP stack and some other packages preinstalled

We produce an office automation tool (PHP+MySQL) and we install it on the customer's server machine (Ubuntu 11.04). Now is there a way to produce an Ubuntu installation CD that automatically installs ...
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Remastersys+Wubi onto customised lucid ubuntu distro [closed]

im developing customised distro based on ubuntu and i want to integrate wubi into it and i tried one tutorial from here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1062504 but its for hardy and im ...
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Persistance with a remastersys ISO on a USB pendrive

I'm trying to create a bootable ISO of Ubuntu 11.04 using remastersys's backup option. Ubuntu's Make Startup Disk utility allows me to create a bootable USB drive with this ISO, but the option for ...
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Crashed during remastersys session, all data in home seems lost, what can I do? [closed]

I was trying to backup to a live bootable cd and then the system crashed! Modded loading screen is still present programs are there, but gnome is back to 0 and all the data I had under docs seems to ...
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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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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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When prompted what does Administrative Password refer to?

When prompted for an administrative password, what exactly does that mean? I'm trying to run a few programs but they are asking for my adminstrative password, but I have no clue what that means. ...
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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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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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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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Trouble with Remastersys

I use Remastersys to create an iso image file for my ubuntu system. I burt the image on a CD. I run the CD on an other computer: there is an option to try it in live mode, and an other one to install ...
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installing firefox add-on into live CD

I need to create a live ubuntu CD that will have a firefox add-on built-in. I have checked the following page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization There are steps mentioned to ...
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how to change about this computer in ubuntu 13.10

i am trying to create a my own custom Linux distribution for my self and i dont know how to change the os name . i am using remastersys (got it working somehow ) is it possible to change the name in ...
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Relinux - “waiting for network configuration” problem

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 base system via the "minimal ubuntu" ISO. I make a script to get hostname from dhcp server as explained here. It works perfect. I don't install network manager because I ...
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Remastersys - No user option for live session user

So I changed a little bit of settings of remastersys before I started my build, naming it "Live CD" instead of "Live Session User" in the Live CD name option. After building, I tested it out on my VM ...