Linked by Rahul on Sat 11th Apr 2009 18:49 UTC
Fedora Core PCPlus has a tutorial on building your own Linux distribution with the customizations you want, derived from Fedora, using the graphical interface called Revisor. "We're used to thinking of Linux distributions being set in stone. They're either KDE or Gnome, use a certain kernel and bundle certain applications. But this doesn't have to be the case. If you find yourself making the same adjustments each time you install a new distribution, it's worth creating your own customised version. Revisor is a tool that lets you do just this, and in this tutorial, we'll show you how."
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RE[2]: Linux from scratch ...
by papertape on Sun 12th Apr 2009 21:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Linux from scratch ..."
papertape
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2008-05-04

It is time consuming. I've almost got to the end. Hope to be there soon. Have learned a lot, but it's also possible to build it like a robot, and not learn too much. So it depends on how many pauses you make to think out about what they are telling you.

The Crux distro is sort of like a stripped down LFS that's faster to build, and then you can customize it like you want. Haven't attempted it, but maybe next ;)

http://crux.nu/Main/About

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abstraction Member since:
2008-11-27

The part about beeing a robot is certainly true. The stuff I wasnt particulary interested in I just went through without pondering much but the more interesting bits like the init sequence - well the system configuration in general - I tried my best to grasp as well as all those tiny packages you had never heard of before that thankfully was explained to you in a very straight-forward way. Everything has some purpose to it no matter how obscure it might seem =)

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