Remastering Ubuntu LiveCD

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Dec 6 17:19:08 GMT 2005

On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 03:42:18PM +0000, Pedro Simões wrote:
> I'm trying to remaster a new ubuntu livecd. Adding a new user to the system
> conflicts with the creation of the default user ubuntu.
> When the environment is created (on the boot process of the livecd), the
> inittab is changed to include the login -f ubuntu. For some reason,
> creating a new user stops the livecd from creating the ubuntu user. Then,
> when it tries to login via the inittab (login -f ubuntu) it will fail
> because no user ubuntu exists. Also, the generation of the xorg.conf
> doesn't occur.

You're correct; this doesn't currently work as intended.  Please file a bug
(Package: casper).  Casper ought to respect preseeding of passwd/username.

 - mdz

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