Fedora :: How To Use The (--base-on) Switch With Livecd-creator

Jul 27, 2009

Anyone have a practical example of how to invoke livecd-creator using the (--base-on) switch to add packages to an existing iso image?

I've looked high and low, but can't find much info concerning the use of this option.

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Software :: Upgrade Base System Of Ubuntu LiveCD

Jun 30, 2009

I am using the Ubuntu 7.10 Livecd with some modifications I did, and I wanted to update the base-system to the most recent release of Ubuntu. Once I have chrooted into the custom ISO's root filesystem do I use:

Code:
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get dist-upgrade
or

Code:
aptitude update
aptitude upgrade
or neither?

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Oct 20, 2010

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Sep 22, 2009

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Sep 29, 2010

I searched but couldn't find this specific error. I'm using a Toshiba with Windows7 and a new 2 gb USB.

Fedora-13-i686-Live.iso selected
Verifying filesystem...
Verifying SHA256 checksum of LiveCD image...
Error: The SHA1 of your Live CD is invalid. You can run this program with the --noverify argument to bypass this verification check.

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Aug 30, 2011

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Heres the steps i take:
Open LiveUSB-creator.
Point to .iso file for 11.04.
Select proper device

Then it gives me an error like so:

There was a problem executing the following command:

A more detailed error log has been written to '/tmp/liveusb-creator.log' ISO MD5 checksum verification failed.

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May 12, 2010

Before going too far it may be simplest to answer the question "Does Live USB Creator create a working system for Windows 7?" If not then don't bother reading further. I have installed Live USB Creator on a 32-bit Windows 7 computer but when I run it I can't for the life of me get it to recognize any type of drive. I've read and tried the instructions of using the command line with the --force [drive]: but that has no effect Maybe I am misunderstanding this whole program. From what I read about it, this program will create a working Windows system, place it on a USB stick and then run Windows on a different computer. In my application I would like to run it on my work computer which has Windows XP. If this application should work then will I have complete access to all my computer drives and files and the network/internet? I imagine I would need to install all necessary programs so that I could use them in Windows 7 and would I need to install those programs on the USB stick or could they be on a local hard drive?

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Dec 11, 2009

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Mar 29, 2010

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Jun 14, 2010

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Jan 9, 2011

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Apr 23, 2009

I try to do a upgrade on my fedora 6 ill 10. But when I try to write yum update or yum upgrade on my server a get this error:
yum update
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up update process
Setting up repositories
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: extras

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Aug 3, 2010

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Aug 29, 2011

Please let me know how to delete/flush complete LDAP database ? I tried deleting all files from /var/openl dap- data. but still top level data base attributes remains.initially I had set shadowExpire,shadowFlag etc, I want to remove all these.Kindly help me to build my new database.

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Fedora :: 14 Base Install Is Installing Extra Package Groups?

Dec 1, 2010

When I'm running, I like to just do a base install to start, so that, I can go from there, only added things that I need. I just did a Base install of Fedora 14 x86_64, selecting only the "Base" package, and "vim-enhanced". But, when running a grouplist, it comes back with this...

Code:

[root@fcdesktop01 ~]# yum grouplist
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Adding en_US to language list
Setting up Group Process

[code]...

I don't see why these extra groups are included, when all I asked for was Base and vim?

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May 1, 2011

I have a VPS with Fedora 13 32 bits.

[root@mbr ~]# cat /etc/fedora-release
Fedora release 13 (Goddard)
[root@mbr ~]# yum install cyrus-sasl-md5

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repository updates is listed more than once in the configuration Determining fastest mirrors YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file. Eg. 13 is not a valid release or hasnt been released yet/ removing mirrorlist with no valid mirrors: /var/cache/yum/i386/13/base/mirrorlist.txt Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

I tried

# yum clean all
# yum list

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Fedora :: Run A LiveCD Without A CD?

Mar 5, 2009

I know that this question has been asked many times across many forums and last night, I finally figured out how to do it from Windows. I'll post the procedure for an existing Linux distro later. "Is it possible to run a LiveCD iso off of the hard drive?" Yes it is. Here's how:

1. Download the Fedora LiveCD from here.

2. An .iso file is basically like an archive; except that it's made for CDs. Extract the entire file into a vfat, ext3, or ext2 partition. I use WinRAR (for Windows) as my extractor. IMPORTANT: This method won't work if you extract the file into a NTFS partition.

3. Install UNetbootin and run it. Select "Fedora" as the distribution and "10 Net_Install" as the version. At the bottom of the dialogue screen, under type, select "Hard Drive" and next to that, select your partition (C:, D:, etc.).

4. Press OK. Unetbootin will install a basic GRUB bootloader. When it promts you to restart, press Cancel. You don't want to restart... yet...

5. Browse to your Windows partition (most likely C. You should see a folder called "unetin". Browse into that folder and you'll see a file called "menu". Open it with Notepad.

6. Paste this text at the bottom of the file:

title Fedora LiveCD
root (hdx,x) "NOTE: Replace hdx,x with your partition holding the extracted iso. Most likely, it'll be either (hd0,0), (hd0,1), or (hd0,2)"

[code]...

7. Restart and select "Unetbootin" when Windows shows your Bootloader. Wait 3 seconds and press Esc.

8. Select "Fedora LiveCD" and press enter. You should boot into the LiveCD. It might be slow, so be patient and it'll come up.

EDIT: COMMON MISTAKES AND ERRORS:

1. Grub Error 15: File not found: It's likely that you made a typo in the menu file or that you didn't set your /dev/xxx (hdx,x) parameters correctly. Try changing those around and it should work.

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Jul 28, 2009

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Sep 22, 2010

I tried the rescue mode of the install DVD. It doesn't have any package management initialized. What I want to do is have a LiveCD environment where I can install an RPM package into that live running system (not persistently ... but pretending so in RAM).

Ubuntu can do this. If I choose "Try Ubuntu" in the boot menu selection, I get a live system that has the DEB package manager ready to go. It can install more packages that depend on packages already installed.

I just want the same but having Fedora. If 16 GB of RAM is not enough, I can get more.

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Feb 24, 2011

Been a ubuntu user for almost a year. I've decided to branch out and install fedora on my other laptop.

Currently I'm trying to create a bootable usb using this guide:[url]

Using rpm to check for livecd-tools tells me it's not installed.

I tried to get it through apt-get install livecd-tools. But that didn't find anything.

I tried installing yum and to obtain it but to no avail. Same error as apt, "Not available".

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Apr 7, 2011

I have centos 5.5 on vmware, and I'm trying to boot up from the live cd so that I can fix some issues that I'm having. I have vmware pointing at my cd drive, I mount the cdrom and when I ls, it lists the contents of the cd. But when I go to reboot centos, it doesn't boot from the cd and just boots normally.

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Jun 4, 2011

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Feb 20, 2009

I have a computer that doesn't boot from CDROM is there an alternate way to install Fedora 10 livecd

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May 11, 2009

I downloaded Fedora 10 LiveCD, then stick it in to my computer. It seems to start up nicely, but then I get this error:
Loading vmlinuz0..........
Loading initrd0.img...........
.......ready.
This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: cmov
Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.

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Sep 18, 2009

I had Win XP on my T61. I installed Fedora 11 from Gnome LiveCD. Now I cant even see GRUB. The laptop boots directly into Win XP. I had the partitions like this:

/dev/sda1 - Win XP - NTFS - 75 GB
/dev/sda2 - Win Recovery - NTFS - 5 GB
/dev/sda3 - /boot - ext3 - 1 GB
/dev/sda4 - Logical extended partition
/dev/sda5 - / - ext4 - 10 GB
/dev/sda6 - swap - 3 GB

Installed GRUB on the MBR (/dev/sda, and not on any partition). Once I completed installing Fedora 11 from the LiveCD and rebooted, the laptop directly boots into Win XP. No sign of Fedora there. How do I get to install GRUB now?

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May 25, 2010

When I tried to boot the LiveCD (x86_64) with my Nvidia GeForce 8500GT, the display goes blank. I can hear the CD drive working, but nothing is displayed.

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Sep 30, 2009

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