Can someone create a custom ISO please?

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Can someone create a custom ISO please?

Post#1 by brokenman » 11 May 2015, 16:23

I received an email from a gentleman that would like a custom ISO created in return for making a contribution to Porteus. This is a great opportunity for another experienced user to contribute to Porteus by helping out a potential new user. Here are the requirements.

32 bit
Efi
printer capability
chrome based
self expanding persistent storage
Kde desktop
Libre office
dropbox (as current as can get )
Teamviewer
linux video drivers
Gimp
A .debtomodule

For self expanding persistent storage all that's needed is to install Porteus onto a Linux file system. I will explain this to the user. There is already a debian to module script (CLI) included in Porteus. I am loathe to create a GUI as most debian modules that are converted require playing around to get dependencies etc.

He requires persistence for google-chrome, dropbox and teamviewer so you may need to setup magic folders for these configuration folders.

Is anyone up to the task of creating this ISO and uploading it somewhere for me to test?
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Re: Can someone create a custom ISO please?

Post#2 by tome » 13 May 2015, 05:17

Since 25 May I have 2 weeks holiday, so then I will try to do some app-modules and config-module. Now I must set my PC because I have deleted my partition table by accident.
dropbox (as current as can get )
It could be autoupdate for dropbox if you wish (on persistant storage).
self expanding persistent storage
How to find where store the data, boot device is nonwritable iso, so need any tip or script to find partition or usbdrive for changes for example changes are on partition that contains changesN.sgn, porteus/(changes)/changesN.sgn or changes/changesN.sgn file, N is priority if found more than one partition for changes.

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Re: Can someone create a custom ISO please?

Post#3 by fanthom » 13 May 2015, 06:47

How to find where store the data
you could get it from /var/log/livedbg if full path is provided (e.g /mnt/sdXY/changes) or better: make sure the custom build owner uses 'changes=UUID:' and then translate it back to /mnt/sdXY.
you may have a look on /etc/rc.D/rc.M which does such translation for magic folders.

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Re: Can someone create a custom ISO please?

Post#4 by tome » 28 May 2015, 20:27

If someone need I have made dropbox-3.4.6-i686-1tm.xzm stable module (hopefully I have disabled auto-updates) - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7elwcgmk5mwtmme/FmFMsdUIO8 - /for someone
Next I will build Teamviewer module or test ztrapl one. Problem could be with gimp dependencies - all dependencies or only needed to run, python?
Configurations module will search for data*.sgn file and/or changes*.sgn (posix filesystem, maxdepth - 3) so it should be very universal way to store changes in user preferred directory.

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