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Creating a backup of installed Ubuntu(ISO image)

1. Download Relinux 0.2 from


2. Create a folder “relinux” on Desktop and extract the content from the above link to this folder.

3. To install, simply type this into a Terminal window (Read the file relinux/INSTALL on Desktop for instructions):

$ sudo cp -R usr etc /

4. After you have installed it, look at Desktop/relinux/usr/share/doc/relinux/README.

Type this into a Terminal window to generate the configuration file:

$ cp /etc/relinux/relinux.conf ./relinux.conf

$ sed -i 's:EXCLUDES="(.*)":EXCLUDES="1 '`readlink -f ./relinux.conf`'":g' ./relinux.conf

5. Install Dependencies for Relinux :

$ sudo apt-get install libdebian-installer4 casper ubiquity ubiquity-frontend-gtk discover-config xresprobe tree dialog

6. Copy the file

Desktop/relinux/etc/relinux/relinux/splash/splash.png to Desktop

Edit relinux.conf for customisation from Desktop/relinux/

Replace the following line




7. Type the following command in terminal:

$ sudo relinux squashfs ./relinux.conf

8. Type the following command to prepare an iso file.

$ sudo relinux onlyiso ./relinux.conf

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