Building Customized Ubuntu Live-CDs With UCK On Ubuntu 9.04

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Author: Falko Timme

This guide explains how you can build customized Ubuntu (as well as Kubuntu/Xubuntu and Edubuntu) Live-CDs with the help of UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit) on Ubuntu 9.04. UCK allows you to customize the language and the applications on the Live-CD.

I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!


1 Preliminary Note

In this example I will only change the language of the Live-CD to German. Of course, it is possible to make further modifications.


2 Installing UCK

In Ubuntu 9.04, UCK is available in the official Ubuntu repositories - we can therefore install it using Synaptic. Go to System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager:

Type in your password:

In Synaptic, you can use the Quick search field to search for the package uck. Then click on the checkbox left of the uck package and select Mark for Installation:

uck has some additional dependencies that need to be satisfied. Click on Mark to accept these dependencies:

Click on Apply afterwards to start the installation:

Confirm your selection by clicking on Apply again:

Afterwards, uck and its dependencies are being installed:

Click on Close afterwards and leave Synaptic:

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