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Ubuntu 18.04 installer automation /pre development

I have a Ubuntu core 18.04 base on NVIDIA Jetson platform (ARM64). Now I am building a Ubuntu image for it. But when system boot up, it always goes to installer to configure timezone/network etc. May ...
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How to skip Server Snaps step on custom ISO installer

I'm building a custom 20.04 Server ISO and I would like to skip server snaps selection step during interactive installation. My understanding is it would be possible to do using preseed or ...
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Editing the Ubuntu ISO to skip try/install page with Cubic?

Edit: Many people have been linking this post as a duplicate of the current question. While the process would probably be similar, I do not believe the steps would be exactly the same. The linked post ...
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Editing Ubuntu ISO with Cubic to skip the disk check?

Is there any way to skip the disk check in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS by editing the ISO with Cubic? If possible, can we edit it in such a way that I get a new menu-entry on the try/install page. So, right ...
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How do I add toRam option to the starting screen with Cubic?

How do I modify the Ubuntu ISO with cubic so that I can add the toRam option to the screen where I get the try/install options?
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How to install snap packages in Cubic

I've been customising my Ubuntu Live ISO by installing various packages through the chroot environment in Cubic. Installing through apt appears to be working just fine but I just can't seem to be able ...
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Cubic custom ISO which executes shell script at startup

I'm trying to customise an Ubuntu ISO with Cubic to run a couple of shell scripts when the Live user logs in. I've been following a bunch of tutorials with a ton of instructions and I eventually had ...
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Custom Ubuntu Desktop ISO with programs & settings?

I'm a web developer that uses Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 as my main development OS. I've had to install and configure Ubuntu multiple times lately due to a few issues with different PCs along with the fact ...
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How I can customize the Ubuntu Live ISO installer using Cubic (add, remove, and upgrade packages and set language)?

I would like to modify the ubuntu 20.04 installation iso to include (vlc, audacious,mc,rar,unrar, spanish support,etc), remove (totem,rhythmbox,english support, etc) and upgrade packages. Use Cubic ...
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Custom FAI Ubuntu 20.04

I know the FAI tool that allows to create a fully automatic and customizable Debian installation image, and I love it. But at the moment it doesn't offer the tool for Ubuntu, which is sad. I would ...
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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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Can I "Help" the Ubuntu 20.04 Installer Find the Existing OS?

I am still trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 on my late-2011 17" macbook pro. I need to install Ubuntu alongside my macOS High Sierra install that currently is the only other (meaningful) occupant of the ...
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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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Creating UEFI bootable live-usb using custom ISO

I have a device with an AMD64 CPU but a UEFI bootloader that only supports i386. I have made a custom Ubuntu 19.04 ISO installer using Cubic and have flashed it to a USB using usb-creator-gtk (...
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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 works in one VirtualBox, not others or on hardware

I'm trying to install a custom 18.04 ISO on a Dell Optiplex 9020 via USB stick, and get "No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources." When I install using the same ISO on VirtualBox, ...
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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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How is the sources.list file generated on installation?

I've recently tried to create a custom Ubuntu installer iso from the Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit server installer, with the aim of editing the /etc/apt/sources.list file. I unpacked the iso, expanded the ...
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Remove bottom menus in boot screen

How to remove the bottom menus: F1: Help, F2: Language... from the boot screen of ubuntu install disc?. I am trying to customize the boot screen of an ubuntu server 14.04 CD image.
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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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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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Install openssh-server package from preseed file

So I've managed to create a custom ISO using a preseed file that isntalls the OS automatically, all works fine BUT the isntallation of the openssh-server package...I'm not what else to do. On my ...
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Does installation of packages persist in Live USB?

I burned a a LiveUSB of Ubuntu 17.04 using the startup disk creator. I also allowed for 4 GB of space for the saving of files. If I install Chrome, remove the drive, and put it in a different ...
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building custom installer

So i need some help with a project and I'm pretty novice to linux/ubuntu. I have a tool I have built for graphing and sorting the meaningful data from large binary and log files. My problem is that ...
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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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lubuntu after install not booting up?

After running a custom made LUbuntu automatic install nothing boots up. The automation used d-i commands and a custom.seed file My machine is a UEFI type, but the funny thing is if I try ...
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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 specify default Ubuntu 16.04 installation language in isolinux/lang?

I previously used this command to set english as the default language for my unattended Ubuntu installation in 14.04 and it worked perfectly: echo en >> isolinux/lang For Ubuntu 16.04 this ...
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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 automate a ubuntu server ISO instalation so I can plug in, turn on, and ssh in?

I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu server sue to the lack of proper peripherals, the only keyboard I own is wireless USB and stops working at the "Select a language" prompt due to lack of a driver? ...
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Auto installer for vps

Scenario is: I have a vps running ubuntu having nginx and other stuff I want to make it into an autoinstaller and probably save it online somewhere, so that it can be accessed via curl, wget, apt-get ...
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Apt CD Error While Testing Custom Ubuntu Based Distro

I want to make a remix of Ubuntu that can be run live but also have the option to install. I am using the tutorials for Live CD Customization From Scratch and Live CD Customization. I have also had ...
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How to create a custom ubuntu cd? [duplicate]

I am a developer and use ubuntu. I want to create a live cd which has te IDE and SDK tools I use for develpment and also I want to run a pre installed git client with a repository configured. Also ...
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Creating Custom Install USB

I have a custom 12.04 DVD. But it doesn't complete installation due to some fault on the disk. Can I transfer these contents to a USB storage device and use that to install Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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Access harddisk from Ubuntu Customization Kit-prompt

How do I access my hard disk from the Ubuntu Customization Kit-prompt? The mounted file system is the Live CD's own system. I want to use it for installation of deb-packages stored at the local hard ...
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Convert Custom Ubuntu 14.04 Build into Distribution USB

The idea is to give friends and acquaintances, who can't afford to replace their PCs, an alternative based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with most of the configuration processes already sorted out, therefore I ...
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how to install new Theme for Ubuntu Customization

I am customizing the ubuntu 12.04 LTS edition for my project work and I want to install new GUI look or theme in customization. How can I inbuilt a new theme for Distro and make it as default theme.
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How to install Ubuntu to a .disk file

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Live USB I have created a 25GB .disk file that is located on the Windows partition. (Same as WUBI) I have done: sudo losetup /dev/loop1 /mnt/<disk file location>/root....
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I want to create .dmg file from my source file on ubuntu so that I can distribute it on mac?

Is there a way to create .dmg file from my source file, from command line, or is there any software available which will allow me to roll out my software on mac OS as well? Thanks in advance.
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Deploying my customized Ubuntu to other machines

Recently I customized Ubuntu 13.04 with our company theme,color, logos and icons and programs that the company needs mainly for the developers. My question is simple and I hope the answer is simple ...
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Creating a spin from my installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Over the last 6 months or so I have tweaked & customized my Ubuntu installation until I have what I feel is a perfect Distro! Now I would ...
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Can I create another user in my window 7 computer to install the ubuntu?

My computer is window 7 but I would like to try the Ubuntu so can I create another user to install the Ubuntu or just do like the tutorial in Wubi ?
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Continue without a default route?

I have to do a complete unattended installation of a node with Ubuntu12.04. I have given following options in preseed file d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0 d-i netcfg/disable_dhcp boolean ...
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How to install all versions (stable/beta/unstable) of Google Chrome side by side without conflicts?

I have the stable version of Google Chrome on my box. And each time I'm trying to install beta or/and unstable versions then I run into the same problem: The following packages will be REMOVED ...
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Ubiquity frontend installer for Unity

I want to place an installer on my Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD, but now I'm confused. There are only 2 ubiquity-frontend packages: ubiquity-frontend-gtk ubiquity-frontend-kde But not one for Unity. Is it ...
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How do I install 12.04 in vmware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Unity in a virtual machine? What do I need to download to run 12.04 LTS as a VM using VMware player v5.0 ?
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Installing ubuntu on second hard with windows on the other, but how?

I have 2 hard drives and it appears that windows is installed on sdb1, however i wish to install ubuntu (lubuntu with unity) on sda, sda1 or sda2 im not sure of. i unplugged sdb and windows loader ...
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Use full install as installation media

I currently have an Ubuntu laptop and external hard disk installation. I would like to know if it is possible to use these full installs, after a bit of configuration, to be used as installers to ...
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Is it possible to modify the Wubi Installer for other distros?

I'm interested in trying out other distros but I for various reasons, I'm not allowed to actually install them with all the partitioning and such. Ubuntu's Wubi installs various Ubuntu derivatives. ...
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usb wifi dongle on ubuntu server, cannot install realtek driver RTL 8188cus

I got cheap Ebay wifi dongle from HongKong, Im trying to set it up on my ubuntu server. Occasionally need to move server, so it cannot always be connected to router via lan. Anyhow, usb wifi came ...
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