I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB stick. Now, is it possible to uninstall a software (the software is remastersys) from this USB stick installation? How can I do that?

  • How was the software installed, and what is it? – Mitch Jul 31 '12 at 7:06
  • @Mitch Actually, I have customized Ubuntu 12.04 ISO with remastersys and install the ISO on a USB stick. Now I want to remove remastersys from the USB stick installation. – tuxtu Jul 31 '12 at 7:11
  • Boot using the usb stick.
  • run sudo apt-get remove remastersys remastersys-gtk
  • Open /etc/apt/sources.list file and comment out OR remove line containing remastersys reference.
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  • I have done all the steps you mentioned here. But no positive result. Remastersys is still on that USB stick as an installed software. – tuxtu Jul 31 '12 at 9:02
  • what was output when you excuted the remove commands? – Web-E Jul 31 '12 at 9:08
  • Output was very positive. It was showing uninstall is completed successfully and freed 3177 KB space. I have also deleted the line containing remastersys reference and save sources.list file successfully. But final result was negative. remastersys is still on the stick as installed software. – tuxtu Jul 31 '12 at 9:16
  • Still I am facing the problem.Would you help me please? – tuxtu Aug 3 '12 at 11:49
  • You said you have installed it.But the problem suggest you have a live usb disk. Please remember installation in USB doesn't mean creating a live usb disk. – Web-E Aug 3 '12 at 11:57

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