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

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Do we have a Ubuntu Base image that we can use for creating a custom ISO?

Need to create a custom ISO using Ubuntu Base image but I am unable to find one for the same. Can someone please help me find the Ubuntu Base image and also CLI method of creating an ISO from it ?
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Desktop 64-bit - iso custom - Automatically run a bash script after installation is complete

The installation is done normally, i.e. on disk (No VM) I have a script in which there are commands to be executed as a normal user and others as superuser. For example: post-install_script.sh sudo ...
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How do I change the hostname in a cutomized live-cd Ubuntu 20.04

I have customized a 20.04 live-cd using Cubic. I need help with changing the hostname to obo. No matter what method I've tried it always defaults back to 'Ubuntu'. Using Cubic's CHROOT terminal, I'...
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Change Computer Name in System Information

I want to create a custom Ubuntu distro. But I can't seem to find a way to change the name of the OS in the System Information app. It would also be good if I could change the Icon and link too. Here ...
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Change distro name in software updater

I am creating an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, and when the system is installed I see the software updater prompt that says Updated software has been issued since Ubuntu (VERSION_ID in /etc/os-...
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What's the best tool for creating Ubuntu-based distro or for creating ISO Image from customized Ubuntu?

I need a tool which allows me to create ISO Image from customized Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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Linux Live 2.3 Created Image Fails With “Failed to load ldlinux.c32”

I want to make a custom Ubuntu Distro and so after making my custom Ubuntu using tweaks and installing some software, I want to package it. I tried many things like distroshare and pinguy but they all ...
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Ubuntu offline autoinstall ISO

I am migrating an offline autoinstall ISO from Ubuntu 16.04 to 20.04. Previously I used the debian-installer preseed file. To disable online mirrors and force an offline install I could use the ...
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How can I use Pinguy Builder in Ubuntu 19.04? I can’t create an ISO [closed]

I am trying to make a distro based on Ubuntu 19.04. I mean, not to be rude, but Ubuntu 19.04 and 19.10 are buggy as heck! It freezes, I lose data from time to time, and all of my favorite apps aren’t ...
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Where do I find the documentation about “.diskdefines”

AFAIK I need to include a README.diskdefines into my custom Ubuntu distribution. In every tutorial I found is something like this included: Create a file called README.diskdefines with the following ...
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How can I add an Ubuntu flavor? [duplicate]

I know that this is a dumb question, but I don't really know much in this area. I created a new lightweight flavor for Ubuntu. How can it get recognized as an Ubuntu based distro. Is their any final ...
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Cannot rebuild ISO according to Ubuntu Documentation (11/2020)

Earlier this year (around April) I could: Download a Ubuntu iso (in my case Ubuntu 18.04) Extract its contents to a folder Make changes (if needed, specifically preseed some basic commands, no deep ...
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Ubuntu installation customisation, f2fs, custom source.list

For my workload (game development using godot, UE4 , and others) and my machines (ultra light laptop and custom desktop) I'm using ubuntu, but to have better hardware suppport I had to do a few ...
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How can I change the OS Name from Kubuntu 20.04 to something else?

I just installed Kubuntu 20.04 so I can make a distro. One problem, I don’t know how to change the OS Name or Logo. When someone goes into system info, I want it to say “uniOS” instead of Kubuntu. I ...
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Added packages missing in the modified Ubuntu with Cubic

I install Ubuntu frequently on new systems and always I have to install certain but the same packages, so I've searched this and seems like I can use Cubic for this exact problem. So I followed the ...
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Ubuntu distro for MIPS archeticture?

How would one create a Ubuntu distro for a different architecture such as MIPS? I understand that it is possible to create a customized distro for the x86/x64, and the Linux 5.7 Kernel has support for ...
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How to “customize” Ubuntu as I want? (making a new distro) [duplicate]

I want to customize, or better to say, make a custom distribution based on Ubuntu (20.04, Focal Fossa) the way I want (Just as many oher distros have done). From 'customizing' I mean that I want to ...
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Seeding files in ubuntu server ISO

I'm working with an ubuntu-server-install ISO. I've a file.tar.gz file that I want to have in the system after installation of ISO. Where should it be placed in the mounted ISO, so that it can be ...
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Modifying installer program for custom-built version of Ubuntu on Live CD

I'm making my own Ubuntu based distribution called Focus OS but I'm confused as to how I am meant to put the "Install Focus OS" program on the Live CD, can someone help me with this please? Like this ...
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How do i make a custom Kubuntu distro? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a custom kubuntu 20.04 distro. Are there any good tools I can use?
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Conventional place to install additional files needed in my DEB package?

I made myself a culture and understood the basics to build a DEB package of my project. What is not clear to me (and which until now in the guides that I have followed has never been specified to me) ...
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How do I make my own custom Ubuntu headless image?

What are the ways for me to make my own Ubuntu headless image? What I really want to achieve is to create an image that I can burn onto an sd card or emmc and upon first start up on a single computer ...
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Add UEFI boot capability to a BIOS only Ubuntu 18.04 based custom iso

I am trying to add UEFI boot capability to a BIOS only Ubuntu 18.04 based custom iso. All the methods I've found so far require an efi.img file which isn't present in the iso. Can I use the file out ...
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What is the way that LiveISOs are made?

Every customization of Ubuntu ISO talks about reusing an existing LiveISO. But how are the LiveISOs being built in the first place? I doubt they do a recursive build from previous revision. I've been ...
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Which Linux Distros is best for intel core 2 duo processor ram 2 gb [duplicate]

I will be installing linux in my system which is very old system and i will use it for casual work and basic programming . Configuration: processor Intel core 2 duo E7400 2.80 GH; Ram 2 GB ; Disk ...
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Disable the Ubuntu 18.04 Welcome Screen with Custom ISO

How do I disable the Gnome welcome screen on first login? I'm building a custom ISO for Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS and then adding the ubuntu-desktop package (these builds are for developers who want ...
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Customize Ubuntu syslinux CD Installation menu options

I wonder to remove Function options from syslinux on Ubuntu CD installation iso. I am customizing my own distro and I want to remove those options which are useless for my case. I have tried ...
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How do I do a minimal install so I can customize Ubuntu?

I'd like to use Minimal ISO (or something similar) to assemble my Ubuntu distro. It's okay, however I don't know how to set the name of the distribution and how to update it properly without errors or ...
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customize live cd and add custom user name with default password

For some professional reason, we need to make our simplified live ubuntu version. (It has to be live, can't be installed on flash drive) In this link they explain how to disable the auto login, https:...
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How do I put OEM installation into live usb? [duplicate]

What I want to do is customize Ubuntu through OEM, then, flash said OEM installation to an ISO so I can install it on others computers without having to redo my customization later. (also so that ...
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How do I create a customized ISO of Ubuntu that can be installed on multiple systems, a la OEM configuration?

I am working on created a customized version of Ubuntu (with certain NEEDED customizations) that will, aftewards, need to be installed on others computers. I know about OEM install, but how do I ...
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preseed using cubic for install automation on ubuntu server 18.04

I'm trying to create a ubuntu server installation media with pre-defined programs and settings. for that I am using Cubic. Through the chroot terminal I am able to install all the software that I need ...
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Custom install - “”No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources"

I am trying to build a custom build of 18.04 with some extra packages installed, using https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization (substituting 'bionic' for 'xenial'), but when ...
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Using CUBIC how to put a script on the desktop of lubuntu

In short I am creating my own custom image of lubuntu that only has rdesktop capabilities. I have made a custom script that will connect to a Windows RDP server when double clicked. But the plan is to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...