Learning phase 6

CARLI Customized arch linux iso

Learn how to build a distro from scratch


You have been learning about Arch Linux and ArcoLinux via the 5 phases in our project. At some point in time you may wish to build your own distro/iso and start building it up from scratch. That is phase 6.

We advise you to start in the menu “Start here” and work your way down the menu.

The article “Goal and vision” will clarify what we aim for with the Carli project.

At the moment we are still thinking how to organize all the articles. We will change the structure as the project grows.

Check out the story line in the Carli menu.

Each month we will try to make another step in order to develop our own distro.


15 What is our end result with Carli 5

15 What is our end result with Carli 5

We install plasma in Spanish We first check if all githubs have been pushed to the net. Then we build the iso again and we explain the important elements of Calamares during the installation of Carli. We boot up and we tweak some settings and venture to install some...

13 Fixing the carli-calamares-config

13 Fixing the carli-calamares-config

The mistake was putting our unpackfs.conf inside a folder in the modules folder. All .conf files need to be under the /etc/calamares/modules folder We see me changing the package, putting it on github, change the pkgbuild, building the package and putting in online in...

11 Testing out the new Calamares config in VirtualBox

11 Testing out the new Calamares config in VirtualBox

After creating our carli-calamares-config we want to see what this config will do to our live system. First we use meld to compare Carli 4 with Carli 5 to quickly see what we have done until now. We build a new Carli. Calamares will not boot up by default. If you want...

Phase 6 – build an iso from scratch

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