Install custom packages to an Ubuntu ISO using Ubuntu 14.04 or higher with remaster.sh

By Pat Natali

I released a shell script borne from my attempts to remaster Ubuntu 14.04. Tested in VirtualBox! You must have root and an ISO to remaster. Get it here: https://github.com/beta0x64/remaster.sh The command is used like so: ./remaster.sh original_official_iso.iso new_custom_iso_name.iso First, it will attempt to update your system and install squashfs-tools. Then, you will be dropped down into…

logicalincrements.com “Good” build and running XUbuntu

By Pat Natali

Earlier this month, I bought the parts to the “Good” build from logicalincrements.com. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/beta0x64/saved/tFj9TW Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-D3H APU: Athlon X4 860K 64 bit 3.7 GHz FM2+ chipset Gfx: Asus Radeon R9 270X 2 GB GDDR5 RAM: Crucial Ballistic Tactical 4 GB DDR3-1866 SSD: Samsung 120 GB SSD All in all the total came out to…

Ubuntu 15.04 Remastering Custom ISO for Live USB

By Pat Natali

UPDATE: The script in this blog post is out of date. I created a new github repo for a shell script called remaster.sh which should help you remaster Ubuntu on Ubuntu. Go here to learn more: http://bad-programming.blogspot.com/2015/08/remaster-ubuntu-using-ubuntu-1404-or.html These steps produce a ‘No-Op’ ISO. It appears to work for me in VirtualBox. Original source: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization#Install_pre-requisities Next,…

Remastering an Ubuntu Live CD Manually

By Pat Natali

UPDATE: I now have a remaster.sh script to help you remaster Ubuntu ISOs like a pro: http://bad-programming.blogspot.com/2015/08/remaster-ubuntu-using-ubuntu-1404-or.html I’m building an Ubuntu Live CD for WES (my Webcam Security System software). I tried out the Ubuntu Creation Kit. It didn’t work, and it hasn’t been updated in a long time. So, like any right-thinking person, I wanted…