Ubuntu Mini Remix 14.04
Build the Ubuntu system of your dreams
In other words, this Linux distribution is quite similar to the Arch Linux ISO images, allowing the user to customize the operating system to his or her needs. The following tools are recommended if you want to build your own Ubuntu-based Linux distribution: Ubuntu Builder, Ubuntu Customization Kit and Customizer.
Availability and supported platforms
This product can be downloaded from Softpedia, via the project's homepage, as two Live CD ISO images of approximately 250MB in size each, designed to support both 32-bit (i386) and 64-bit (amd64) instruction set architectures.
As usual, the user must burn the ISO images onto blank CD discs or write them on USB flash drives of 512MB or higher capacity in order to boot them from the BIOS of a computer.
The Live CD looks like any other official Ubuntu Live CD, designed to automatically start the live environment in ten seconds from the initial boot, but its functionality is a bit different. The boot menu will be revealed if the user presses a keyboard key during this timeout, allowing him or her to choose a language from the get-to.
Default boot options include the ability to try Ubuntu without installing or install the operating system on a local drive, which will redirect the user to a shell prompt. In addition, you can check the disc for defects (only if using a CD media), test the computer's RAM for errors, as well as to boot an existing OS from the first disk.
Summing up, we strongly recommend to use Ubuntu Mini Remix if you are one of those computer users who prefer to build their own Linux distribution from scratch, partitioning the drive, installing a base system, chrooting into the Linux environment, adding the packages you need, a desktop environment, installing a boot loader, etc.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor on May 28th, 2014
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- Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Application descriptionUbuntu Mini Remix is a free project, a minimalistic distribution of Linux that provides users with an easy-to-use and ...