Remastersys tutorial and download

Remastersys tutorial and download

Remastersys tutorial and download

Remastersys is a program used to save a snapshot of your computer applications and updates, it is used with operating systems like Linux mint / Ubuntu /(any Debian based)
THIS PROGRAM CREATES A .ISO FILE OF YOUR COMPUTER,, then the regular steps follow for installation using CD or unebootln.

So with Remastersys you can

  • stop worrying about computer formats and re-installation of apps (recommended)
  • share your operating system with friends (along with your applications and updates)(recommended)
  • you can save your data files also. including your wallpaper etc
  • you can save all your settings and customization’s
  • you can made a cdfs file system and modify files on the fly(advanced)
  • you can create a new operating system from a existing one(advanced)

Of the above , our aim is to only make a simple ISO of our computer and keep it ready in case the Linux crashes or gets formatted.

here is a short Remastersys tutorial
  1. first login to your Linux machine!!
  2. download the Remastersys software from here .
  3. it will show no preview available,, just press download
  4. most probably you will have to right click on the file and select “open with gdebi installer”
  5. after that make sure you are connected to the internet
  6. click on install, it will install all the dependencies and all…
  7. now you can find Remastersys in your system menu.

now open the remastersys program you will see a screen similar to this.

click OK !! then the second step is displayed below!

as you can see, there are many options, we are more interested in the  2nd(dist option)
others are not necessary for now.

         Now we shall see how to make a basic ISO with all your updates and applications(real cool)

now click on the 2nd option (DIST) and press OK,, you will get another screen,, press OK there too!

  1. now you will see a black window
  2. it will process out everything,,
  3. it will take 20-30 minutes depending on the applications you have.
Most people who i have shared this with have a problem locating the ISO file, and its location..
when it is over you can close it and open your file manager, and go to file system.
there you will find a folder called home. open that and your Remastersys folder will be there, have a look at the following two screen shots
click on it to enlarge ///*///
my file manager, click on file system

after clicking on the home folder you should see something like this.

inside the home folder
go ahead and click on the Remastersys folder, your ISO is there!
inside the Remastersys folder

now you will see a file called CUSTOM.ISO

copy it to some other location…
now you will have to clean this folder,
close up everything and then again open Remastersys
In the available options select clean and click OK,, the folders contents will be deleted.
I hope this short tutorial will save your computer and also help you share your own computer OS with others!
WARNING: THIS IS ONLY FOR HOME USE. IF YOU ARE GOING TO USE THIS FOR COMMERCIAL REASONS YOU ARE ADVISED TO RESPECT CLOSED SOURCE COPYRIGHTS AND LAWS. ASK THE SOFTWARE OWNERS FOR PERMISSION.
(do not read this if you simply wanna make ISOs and give it to few friends…. )
thanks for reading,,,, leave a comment!!
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