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Old 09-23-2009, 08:17 AM   #1
prasanthp
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Create a debian based linux operating system.. Where to get started


I wish to create a dabian based operating system for research purpose.
Can any body suggest from where i can get started, or is there any tutorial or useful links you can suggest.

Plz give me some suggestions.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-23-2009, 08:24 AM   #2
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The best place to start might be to define what you want your new distro to do, and especially what will be unique compared to the 100's already out there.

This is a bit like asking: "How do I build a house?" You would get responses on everything from building codes to how to install nails. To apply this to your question----tell us what tools you are comfortable with--eg C programming, kernel configuration, scripting, etc.
 
Old 10-01-2009, 02:14 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply..

I am comfortable with C and scripting language. Any way if any other specialization needed i can learn that.

My requirement is that, i am having a MID(Mobile internet device, used mainly for internet applications) with me. I would like to have my own OS for that. All packages needed are available on Ubuntu and Debian. As a beginner i would like to integrate the minimum required packages(mainly internet) and have an os of minimum size.

I think now you got my requirement. Plz help.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 10-01-2009, 04:34 AM   #4
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You can start with a debian netinstall, it will install the base system.
Then you can add or remove whatever you want
http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/
 
Old 10-01-2009, 06:32 AM   #5
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My requirement is that, i am having a MID(Mobile internet device...
You may want to have a look at Ubuntu MID:
http://www.ubuntu.com/products/mobile
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileTeam/M...ileAndEmbedded
You could perhaps use that as a base and customize it to suit your needs.

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