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Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:43 pm

I would really like to create a custom Linux Live USB for specific personal uses.

What I want is a Linux Live USB of Mint's Mate 17.3. I will include support for exFat as there is none in 17.03 and I need that. I will also Install Teamviewer 11 I think it is, as that's the one I tested recently, 12 if possible, but I don't think 12 installs to 17.3.

Then I want to use one of these tools (or another tool) to create the iso with these things installed. I don't even require any updates being done, but that may be nice. I wonder how big the iso will end up being if I do that?
https://www.maketecheasier.com/6-tools- ... ux-distro/

Has anyone ever done this, and if so what will I have to do? I won't bother if it is super technical, but from what I understand, you install your distro, customize it, and then use one of these tools to 'remaster' it for iso creation, is this correct? And which is the best tool for this, especially for 17.3 or Ubuntu 14.04...which I believe 17.3 is created on.

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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by farkas » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:20 pm

This should help. Available in Mint Forums under Tutorials.

viewtopic.php?f=42&t=287353

Made both BIOS and UEFI- Hybrid Install. Used Mint 19.1 live usb to install on external hard drives. You can try it with Mint 17.3 live usb. Not sure it will work. As in all cases a backup your file system and important data before trying the procedure.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:12 am

I have no idea what that link has to do with my question?
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:21 am

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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by farkas » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:28 am

I have no idea what that link has to do with my question?
Apparently I misunderstood what you are trying to accomplish in your post. My apologies, just trying to help.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:31 am

Thanks for your time
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:47 am

I appreciate the link but that is Way to complicated for me, and I've always hated Ubuntu documentation. They always assume you are already competent enough to do all this stuff so blow over all the actual steps in plain english.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by cliffcoggin » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:15 am

I hope you realise Mint 17 support expired several months ago.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:29 am

Yes, very aware! I need Teamviewer 12 support, so anything before that also. 12 Won't install to new distros and the 18 series mate had file manager issues.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by JerryF » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:34 am

I would create a full installation onto a USB. That way you can add/remove apps, etc. so it's customized for your purpose.

I have a hybrid 64 GB USB flash drive, which means I can boot it on a Legacy or UEFI computer and I'm not limited to 4 GB of persistent space that can be created for a live USB.

Are you finding that the newer version(s) of Teamviewer aren't working properly for you?
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by Pjotr » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:38 am

You might try Linux Respin:
http://www.linuxrespin.org/
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:05 pm

pcpunk wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:47 am
I appreciate the link but that is Way to complicated for me, and I've always hated Ubuntu documentation. They always assume you are already competent enough to do all this stuff so blow over all the actual steps in plain english.
If you are attempting fancy things like remastering, it is assumed that you have that competence. Good luck.
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Re: Create Custom Linux Live USB

Post by pcpunk » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:54 pm

Pjotr wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:38 am
You might try Linux Respin:
http://www.linuxrespin.org/
Yeah Pjotr, that is what I'll try, asap I'll install and try to figure it out.
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