Discussion of LiveCD Contents/Hosting¶
Copy of the finished ISO¶
Ubuntu LiveCD Creation¶
This was done to create a custom LiveCD that includes Shoes and Gobby
NOTE: You will need a full Ubuntu ISO image to be used during the customization process.
In Ubuntu, install Ubuntu Customization Kit (UCK)
Applications -> Add/Remove...
In Add/Remove application
Show: All Open Source Applications
After Installation, open UCK
Applications -> System Tools -> Ubuntu Customization Tools
Once UCK starts you it will walk you through the customization process
Select Language pack: EN
Choose Language to boot liveCD
Choose Desktop Environment
Choose the Ubuntu ISO Image (full image)
Entr a name for the CD
RailsBridge Ubuntu live CD
Do you want to customize CD manually?
Do you want to delete windows related files
Ready to build
Enter password: <ENTER>
Sit Back and relax, this will take a while...
Select Items from the List:
Run Package Manager
In the package Manager
Settings -> Repositories
Community-Maintainted open source software (universe)
Click RELOAD on the toolbar
on the search results, doubleclick Shoes
on the search results, click gobby
Mark for installation
On the toolbar, click Apply
UCK Package Manager
File -> Quit
To change the desktop wallpaper, copy the contents of ~/ from another liveCD. To change settings boot into a liveCD, make changes and save the contents of ~/.
Put the contents of ~/ from the liveCD into ~/tmp
After ISO creation, you must unmount ~/tmp/remaster-root/ if you plan on trying to use UCK again
$ sudo umount /tmp/.X11-unix
You may also need to remove ~/tmp
sudo rm -Rf ~/tmp/remaster-root/etc/skel/
In Select items from the List window, select
Sit back and wait again, this will take a while....
The final ISO will be located in ~/tmp/remaster-new-files/livecd.iso
Testing LiveCD on VMWare¶
To test the liveCD on VMware try this