Re: Live ISO from existing install
On Mon 12 October 2009 03:53:44 pm firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Monday 12 October 2009, email@example.com wrote:
> > How do I make a live cd out of my currently installed system? i.e.
> > Make a bootable ISO out of my existing Debian Lenny installation?
> > Thanks.
> I was going to ask that too. The instructions in the manual are not much
> Q: How can I convert an already installed standard Debian partition into a
> Debian Live system?
> A: Save the list of installed packages and load it into your new Debian
> Live System. Copy your /etc to config/chroot_local-includes
> I have tried before to find out how to get a list of the installed packages
> on my system and no one has been able to tell me.
There are several ways to do this:
aptitude search '~i'
are ones that I use but I'm sure there are many other ways. Check out the
manual pages on dpkg & apt.
> This instruction also seams to imply that you have to already have a
> working live system. Is that true?
> Torah!! what a trip
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