Considerations about official localized editions of Live CDs

Paul Tagliamonte paultag at
Fri Dec 18 06:26:52 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 9:09 PM, Aron Xu <happyaron.xu at> wrote:
> Hi Balmashnov,
> Thanks for your info, to be honest I hadn't seen that buleprint before.
> I know that making a customized distribution is not too difficult, but
> the problem is not just "make" a distribution, and I've explained in
> previous reply to Arne. :)
> Have a nice day!
> Aron Xu
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Alexey Balmashnov
> <a.balmashnov at> wrote:
>> For your info, after discussion within Russian team I tried to propose
>> some ideas on officially approved Add-On CD generator:
>> Did not get any comments, apart from standard: there is an easy way
>> (bite me!) to make your own distribution. Look, some people have done
>> it! (with pointers to
>> based-on-ubuntu-local-distributions-which-are-not-Ubuntu-anymore-at-least-officially).
>> Cheers,
>>  Alexey Balmashnov
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I love this idea!

It will be a considerable amount of overhead for canonical to get (
EVEN ) more CDs, but it would be a great step to a truly global
operating system.


#define sizeof(x) rand()

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