Custom Live CD

Haneef Bashir darkfena313 at
Fri Jul 9 11:27:15 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 1:58 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:

> On 9 July 2010 06:58, Mark Widdicombe <mwiddicombe at> wrote:
> > Good day all,
> >
> > I work in an office which is exclusively MS.  I have no internet access
> and am not permitted (or able) to install software on the PC my employers
> provide.  I have a problem in that the ugliness of the Windows interface and
> the dottiness of its design offend my sensibilities to the extent that I am
> getting close to resigning my position which I otherwise enjoy.  I have come
> upon a partial solution: I can run Ubuntu from a live CD and do almost
> everything I need to do with the PC gestapo none the wiser.  Unfortunately,
> the live CD does not come with audio and video codecs that would allow me to
> listen to music while I work, or some other software like latex that I use
> to prepare assignments for a course I'm doing.
> >
> > So my question is how do I 'roll my own' custom live CD that will include
> all the software I need?  Actually, I would like to make a clone of my home
> PC, including all configuration options, and put it on a live CD that I
> could use at work and have it identical to my home PC.  Once I've done that
> I'll pick your enormous brains again to figure out how to connect to
> Sharepoint with it, but that's for another thread.
> try remastersys to make a copy of your install then use a virtualbox to
> install it into a usb.
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