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tricks_tips [2017/03/05 22:50]
pavroo created
tricks_tips [2018/02/23 11:31]
pavroo
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    The compressed filesystem is larger than the iso9660 specification allows for a single file. You must try to reduce the amount of data you are backing up and try again.    The compressed filesystem is larger than the iso9660 specification allows for a single file. You must try to reduce the amount of data you are backing up and try again.
  
-you have to remove some stuff from the system and try again.+you have to remove/uninstall some stuff from the system and try again.
  
 ==== Tip 2 ==== ==== Tip 2 ====
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 (change $USER to your user name) (change $USER to your user name)
  
-c. Download deb packages from Debian 'testing' repository:+c. Download deb packages from Debian repository (testing if you build Sparky based on Debian 'testing'; or stable if you build Sparky based on Debian 'stable'):
  
 64bit (amd64): efibootmgr, grub-efi, grub-efi-amd64, grub-efi-amd64-bin, libefiboot1, libefivar1 64bit (amd64): efibootmgr, grub-efi, grub-efi-amd64, grub-efi-amd64-bin, libefiboot1, libefivar1
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 ==== Tip 3 ==== ==== Tip 3 ====
  
-Do not place much stuff in the /etc/skel directory. It breaks the live system and it won't start.+Do not place much stuff in the /etc/skel directory. It breaks the live system user configuration and it won't start
 + 
 +The best way is to move only your desktop config files (if any) to the skel
  
 ==== Tip 4 ==== ==== Tip 4 ====
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    SQUASHFSOPTS="-no-recovery -always-use-fragments -b 1M"    SQUASHFSOPTS="-no-recovery -always-use-fragments -b 1M"
  
-=== Tip 5 ===+==== Tip 5 ====
  
 Used personal stuff for customization (wallpaers, themes, etc.) have to be placed in system directories, but **NOT** in your /home - it will be not copied to the new iso directory. Used personal stuff for customization (wallpaers, themes, etc.) have to be placed in system directories, but **NOT** in your /home - it will be not copied to the new iso directory.
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 /usr/share/themes/ /usr/share/themes/
  
 +==== Tip 6 ====
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 +Clean the APT cache before creating new iso image, to reduce the iso size:
 +
 +   sudo apt-get autoremove
 +   sudo apt-get clean
  
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