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D4J0K3R
August 25th, 2011, 11:28 PM
Hi,

I don't know how to call what I want to do.
I want to install Ubuntu on my PC, install drivers, updates, modify the wallpaper, screensaver, software, install personal files & make a DVD of all this.
I want this DVD to be used as a LiveCD & I could install this OS on an other PC and all the settings, personal files, etc. would be installed when the OS installs...
Wow, that doesn't sound clear, but that's the best I can do...

Any help please?

Thank you!

Basher101
August 25th, 2011, 11:30 PM
Install all you need and configure everything, then use Remastersys to make a Live .iso

-regards

note: the normal "install 11.04" icon wont be on your desktop. You will need to go into your system settings > RELEASE Install to start the installation process. If it does not work open a terminal and type
sudo ubiquity --desktop %k gtk_ui

D4J0K3R
August 25th, 2011, 11:35 PM
Awesome, that was so fast!
I've found oem-config-remaster in the "Ubuntu software center", is that it?
I was thinking about using ubuntu 10.04 LTS, I guess it's the same procedure?

Thank you!

Basher101
August 25th, 2011, 11:36 PM
its not that. just type "remastersys" into your software centre
edit: in my software center it also labels the package "Ubuntu and variant system remaster"

ubudog
August 25th, 2011, 11:40 PM
Install all you need and configure everything, then use Remastersys to make a Live .iso

-regards

note: the normal "install 11.04" icon wont be on your desktop. You will need to go into your system settings > RELEASE Install to start the installation process. If it does not work open a terminal and type
sudo ubiquity --desktop %k gtk_ui

+1

Thanks!

Basher101
August 25th, 2011, 11:45 PM
and another note, Remastersys cannot create a live iso bigger than 4 gb, so the ubuntu install you want to turn into a live CD must not be bigger than a maximum of 20 gb. For everything larger you should use Clonezilla

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 12:24 AM
So I've added "deb http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/repository ubuntu/" to be able to see the remastersys software.
But now it tells me it's an untrusted package.
I'm sure it's just something really easy to do, but my n00b skills can't figure it out...

Thanks!

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 12:32 AM
Ignore the warning & install it.

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 12:38 AM
I would love to, but the installation stops after I press ok.

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 12:44 AM
In a terminal sudo apt-get install remastersys

Basher101
August 26th, 2011, 12:49 AM
i dont get it. Remastersys shows up on me fine without having added any repositories

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 12:53 AM
i dont get it. Remastersys shows up on me fine without having added any repositories

Yours would be the exception. I think Linux Mint had it in their repositories years ago but I haven't seen it like that in awhile.

Basher101
August 26th, 2011, 12:56 AM
well anyway just install it and be happy with your "custom" ubuntu distro @ OP

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 12:56 AM
Maybe it's because you have 11.04, shot in the dark here.
So I've installed it through the terminal and it works!
Thank you everyone!

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 02:13 AM
I've used the remastersys software to create a .iso file and to burn it to a DVD.
Now I restart my PC with the DVD & I get the error:
Could not find ramdisk image: /casper/initrd.gz

So close to what I want but no cigar...

Thanks in advance for your help!

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 02:17 AM
Hmm, explore the disk and see if initrd.gz has a different extension. If so just edit that in from the boot screen.

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 02:22 AM
It doesn't seem to be there.

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 02:27 AM
Might be compressed in the squash.fs.

What version of Ubuntu are you using?

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 02:31 AM
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

cbowman57
August 26th, 2011, 02:52 AM
Ok, that shouldn't create any problem at all.

Did you run the backup or the distro? Try running it from a terminal (sudo remastersys), I think that will display your options, if not remastersys --help or -h should.

D4J0K3R
August 26th, 2011, 03:47 AM
I've runned backup.
After reading your e-mail I've runned backup through the terminal.
It gives me an .iso file.
I've burn the .iso file to a DVD & I still have the same problem...
I've made coasters out of my 2 useless DVD's
:P

Thanks for your time

flurospar
August 26th, 2011, 07:05 AM
I've made coasters out of my 2 useless DVD's

For that bit, you might try Unetbootin!

As for making the distro, type "sudo remastersys dist"