John Richard Moser nigelenki at
Fri Mar 25 18:44:59 CST 2005

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Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 07:13:30PM -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:
>>With all these LiveCDs, a CD customizer to make your own would be
>>awesome.  Customizing a LiveCD is a daunting task
> Not really; basic command-line skills are enough:

Seen it, done it.

My mom wouldn't be able to do it; and I'm lazy, I don't WANT to do it,
even though I can.

I could probably call this a "productivity enhancement," but how
productive is customizing livecds anyway?  Maybe if you count being a
ricer as "productive" . . . .

> This will become easier in the future, but for now, it's actually quite
> straightforward.  The instructions should be revised to include an optional
> step to make a complete fresh copy of the filesystem to avoid losing space
> due to freed filesystem blocks, but otherwise it works well.

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