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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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using “try ubunutu” option

My question is similar but not exact duplicate of the question posted here... How do I create a completely unattended install of Ubuntu? I need unattended "try ubuntu" option. I do not want to ...
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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 ...