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Old 07-03-2012, 02:44 PM   #1
metallica1973
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Creating a Custom ISO with Options


Here is the scenario:

At work I have been ask to create a custom ISO using UBUNTU as the chosen distro, install our prerequisted packages and present the customer with a choice of options of enabling and disabling services and just in general custom choices that I want to present to the user during the installation. I have used SuseStudio befire but this is more Suse Centrix and wanted to create my own. My preference would be a netinstall setup where my custom menu would give them a choice of what direction they want to proceed in. Any guidance would be greatly appriciated.

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Old 07-03-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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For a project like that I would built a custom system using preseeding that only installs a bare system and after the install starts a script where you can choose the specific tasks to install (or a full blown system where you ask after the install which services to enable/disable). Should not really be difficult, preseeding is easy to handle and such a script (may be even using a GUI) should also not be difficult to write.
 
Old 07-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Many thanks for the reply. I was heading the direction of preseeding and like over the other options that I have read about:

http://razvangavril.com/linux-admini...ntu-server-iso
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...DCustomization
http://askubuntu.com/questions/12250...all-for-ubuntu

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Old 07-03-2012, 05:04 PM   #4
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When i have done that I followed the second link you gave, together with the information found here: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Preseed
 
Old 07-04-2012, 12:46 PM   #5
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I know you can buy the SuseStudio. Never asked if it could be used for other distros or not.
Might even ask Catonical if they would create a custom install menu like that.
 
  


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