Create Live Ubuntu CD (also contains any files you add)


This post is already out of date as the deb was recently removed. To install remastersys on Ubuntu, please go here and follow the instructions.
Dear all, I needed to create a live CD (bootable os from cd, no installation to hard drive) in order to be able to wipe all the drives in a machine. I was able to do this by installing a fresh version of ubuntu in virtualbox, removing all the unneccessary crap, adding the packages I needed (openssh-server, php5-cli) and then install remastersys before creating the live cd.


sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following lines:
# Remastersys
deb remastersys/
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install remastersys
To run the program in your gui type:
The rest is self explanatory (hit the top button on the menu).

The iso will be at


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