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Questions tagged [custom-distributions]

Questions about creating (not using) a custom-built version of Ubuntu.

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How do I create a completely unattended for Ubuntu OEM install? [on hold]

Have any SOP for creating a completely unattended for Ubuntu OEM install?
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How to inject network drivers into Ubuntu Iso?

how to inject network drivers into the ubuntu OS iso? I went through the Cubic to create a custom Ubuntu live CD. But it doesn't say anything about injecting the drivers, only to install packages. ...
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create Ubuntu Distribution based on my home directory? [duplicate]

I have many programs install on my Ubuntu and on my home directory which are sourced in.bashrc as well. I just want to create my own distribution based on Ubuntu. I have tried uck and pingbuy ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu Branding from LiveCD? [duplicate]

I am making a distro based on Ubuntu, I'm using the LiveCDCustomization (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization) and I need to remove any Ubuntu branding, which I believe is just logos ...
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Creating Custom Ubuntu distrubution with custom users, files and packages [duplicate]

My requirement is to make a Custom Ubuntu 16.04.5 version in which the customization that i want is addition of two different users some new files in each of these two users and some new packages or ...
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Cubic made Custom ISO (initramfs) unable to find medium containing a live file system

After creating custom Ubuntu 18.04 ISO through Cubic app. Completion is happening without any error. But while trying to use the same media to install the same in my production VM (on OVM), facing ...
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Error creating custom install of ubuntu 18.04 live server

I'm trying to create a custom ISO of ubuntu 18.04 using the official ubuntu-18.04.1-live-server-amd64.iso as a base image with my own set of preseed files to later create a vagrant box with packer. I ...
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Is there a simple way to create a custom Install Media that uses a customized Ubiquity installer? [duplicate]

I want to know how to create a Ubuntu based Install Media that has an customized Ubiquity installer that has custom branding and custom packages. I don't just want to create a ISO file of a system, I ...
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Ubuntu Server custom installation media [duplicate]

I have created a custom Ubuntu server installation that runs a Web page to control things on the WiFi. I would like to make this an operating system. How can I create an iso from my installation on ...
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How to make my own ubuntu 18.04 lte with my package [duplicate]

I have a couple of software to be installed on ubuntu I want to run a shell script while installing Ubuntu. Please help how I can proceed.
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How to change default wallpapers in custom ISO using cubic?

I have made a custom ISO image using Cubic. I had installed the applications I required and deleted the ones I didn't. But I want to change the preset wallpapers, my shell and save my different ...
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Create custum distribution with Ubuntu 18.04

I try to create my custom CD image with extra packages for examples grep, less, python. But I get the following error when I install my iso file on the virtual machine. Jun 6 15:12:07 base-installer:...
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Make boot image installer like image from ubuntu homepage [duplicate]

I am building a new distro using Linux Live KIT I succeed at create a image file (live system) then I generated file .iso. Now, I wanna to create a CD installation from this image, so how am I doing? ...
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How to change ubuntu gnome Logo in details panel

I have been customizing my Ubuntu gnome from last couple of weeks now but I can't find where is this logo located I want to replace it with my own please help? I have searched from files but no ...
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Can't connect to internet in chroot using Cubic

Currently trying to modify a custom ISO image using Cubic. As per this, I am supposed to enter ln -sr /run/systemd/resolve/resolve.conf /run/systemd/resolve/stub-resolve.conf But what is returned ...
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how to build Linux distrobased on Ubuntu [duplicate]

how can i simply build distro based on Ubuntu something like susestudio is there any similar app to make my one but based on ubuntu
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How do I remove all Ubuntu branding and logos for a new distribution?

I am currently working on a modified version of Ubuntu, which I am considering distributing online. According to the Ubuntu Intellectual Property Rights Policy (https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-...
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Releasing A Ubuntu Based Distribution [duplicate]

I have built a customized OS using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. I have changed the UI, desktop environment, display manager and have also included some applications which were developed by me. This OS looks ...
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How do I remove any Ubuntu brand and trademark from my Ubuntu install?

I am running Ubuntu 17.10 and I would like to build a completely de-branded ISO of it. This means not just dropping the Ubuntu name from /etc/lsb_release but also deleting references in the text of ...
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What custom distro bootable ISO and installer system works in 2018? [closed]

What distro packager still works in 2018 that has the following features: Creates bootable ISO images Can Live-boot with custom kernel parameters Can Install from the grub menu (optional) Can ...
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How to set default icons and themes to create a custom Ubuntu distribution [duplicate]

I would like to make a custom Ubuntu distribution with custom themes and icons. I tried some methods but I couldn't change the theme or icons of my custom Ubuntu distribution. I have installed some ...
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how to make an automatic installation disk with a system image (14.04)

I need to deploy a master PC image to a large number of PCs with the ability to automatically partition disks. I found how to make a LiveCD from an installed and configured system, but there are no ...
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Are there unattended-upgrades security upgrades when LTS is over? [duplicate]

Are there security upgrades when LTS is over, at least form unattended-upgrades? That is, if I installed some Ubuntu and we reached some year and my LTS is over but I have an Ubuntu-Nginx server ...
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How can I create my own distro with live USB?

I had heard of the Chinese DE called Deepin and decided to try it out for myself. It ended up becoming my favorite DE! It runs well, looks great, and has good compatibility with my Ubuntu 17.10 ...
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Ubuntu software installation in air-gapped environments

Is there a recommended process for being able to install Ubuntu packages along their transitive dependencies, in an air-gapped IT environment having no direct Internet connectivity? I can think of ...
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How Can I Recreate Ubuntu Mini Remix?

Minibuntu/Ubuntu Mini Remix was a fully working Ubuntu livecd containing only the minimal set of software to make the system work. It is different from the minimal cd and is also different from ...
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Change Distribution Logo in KinfoCenter

I am trying to make a Ubuntu based distribution running KDE Desktop. I wish to modify the logo shown in Kinfocenter with my own distribution's logo. However I cannot find a script in /etc for ...
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Can I sell my modified version of lubuntu [duplicate]

I've recently developed a piece of software that runs on top of lubuntu as a bootable maintenance tool. Can I legally sell my modified version of lubuntu and make a profit off of the operating system ...
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Is there an easy way to remove all the Ubuntu Logos for a Ubuntu Custom LiveCD?

I've made a Custom Ubuntu LiveCD, and it's up and running, but now I have the task of removing all the Ubuntu Logos that I am unable to use in my Custom Distribution. Is there an easy to do this ? ...
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How to create a distro of ubuntu which I have already configured myself? [duplicate]

I am running a very customised Ubuntu 16.04, with a lot of programs already installed and a lot of other things set up and configured. I want to turn this into a distro/remix/flavour which I can give ...
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how to disable ubuntu install iso automatically upgrade distribution

I create an ubuntu 14.04 install iso and use cobbler help me to deploy system in my network. My question is, My install ISO's distibution is 14.04.1,but when cobbler finished system installation, I ...
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How to load docker image from a kickstart or preseed file?

I want to create customized ubuntu iso with docker engine installed. I also want to load some docker images in it. Docker Engine is installed. I could save docker image using docker save command. ...
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Custom live ubuntu and drivers

I want to create a custom live Ubuntu yet one thing concerns me: drivers. There are softwares such as Respin which takes the currently installed and customized linux distro and converts it to an iso ...
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How to make .iso of current installation using Respin?

Can someone please walk me through the use of the Respin tool to make a live copy of my .iso that I can use on other machines? I am using Ubuntu 16.04. Furthermore, can I then use this .iso with ...
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can Intel Atom N450 1.66 GHz run ubuntu [duplicate]

Can my old laptop with a Intel Atom N450 1.66 GHz run ubuntu without that much lag? It only has 1gb of ram which i feel might be an issue
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is UCK deprecated ? an alternative ? is it compatible to linux 16?

I used UCK to compile amazing custom linux 14.04 ISOs. when browsing the most updated reference i found was https://www.linux.com/learn/roll-your-own-customized-ubuntu-uck it is from 2013 and says ...
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Is Ubuntu Live the Right Solution for Me?

I am in charge of imaging many Ubuntu machines on a weekly basis for the company that I work at. Each time I image a machine with 14.04 I have to install certificates so the machines can access our ...
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Minimalist install of Ubuntu (no applications)

Is it possible to install Ubuntu (my preferred flavour is Lubuntu) without installing all the default applications? I would only need the window manager and the settings-related programs needed to ...
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How to customize distribution with predefined user and automatic installation/configuration

I am working on Ubuntu customization for production level. The setup environment is explained below: I have some Ubuntu machines (12 to be more precise) that runs a software made by myself for this ...
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Where can I find the Xenial source, and instructions on building it into an ISO? (custom install CD for Ubuntu 16.04) [duplicate]

I followed LiveCDCustomization and managed to build a distro: However it only boots with VirtualBox, and this guide is hopelessly out of date. Searching around the net, I found this handy tutorial on ...
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How to use Cubic to create a custom Ubuntu live CD image?

How do you install Cubic and use it to create a customized Ubuntu live CD *.iso file that can be burned to CD/DVD or copied to a bootable USB?
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Is it legal to distribute customized Ubuntu with non-canonical apps and os x like gui? [closed]

Is it legal to distribute customized Ubuntu with preinstalled apps Google Chrome,wine, Skype, Deluge,WPS Office, playonlinux,steam and noobslab.com macbuntu theme?
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How to make an iso of my installed system.

I installed Ubuntu, cutsomized the theme, removed and added packages, made many changes to the file manager etc. I want to know an easy way to turn all of what I have done into a bootable iso that I ...
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Can I host customized Ubuntu ISO on my website?

So I am making a guide on creating custom Ubuntu ISO and I was wondering if I can host a custom image on my website? I am actually looking to maybe host an image that has /casper/* removed and a ...
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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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Where to Download Special Ubuntu Images Designed for Pre-installed Systems (OEM)?

Background My Lenovo X250 is arriving in two weeks, which according to Ubuntu Certified Hardware will work well only with "a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer." This Linux ...
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Is there an Ubuntu version that would fit on a 1GB USB stick?

I have a 1 GB USB stick I'd like to use to run Ubuntu with... The total space is 961 MB - and all releases of Ubuntu/Kubuntu 15.10 and lower are 1.1 GB to 1.2 GB. Any ideas how can I fit a release ...
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Ubuntu thinks I'm on Kali

So I installed Kali repos on Ubuntu. Bad idea btw. They didn't work quite well so I removed them however Ubuntu thinks I'm on Kali? It also broke things like software manager saying no module found "...
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Custom Distro Trademark usage

According to this document, creation of custom Ubuntu distros is allowed. The document gives a general outline on what to change and modify. There is however a section that confuses me/needs help ...
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Ubuntu-equivalent of Suse Studio?

Is there an Ubuntu-equivalent of Suse Studio? I haven't been able to find anything, but there may be something hiding in the web... I'm looking for an equivalent - with options such as being able to ...