[sf-lug] Creating a Distro

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Thu Aug 14 17:31:44 PDT 2008

phillip tribble wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been using a custom home image of Arch Linux at home to deploy on all
> my machines at work and home. Basically, I want to start a project to make a
> custrom Arch distro and wanted to know if anyone is in? Currently, I tar my
> filesystem and copy the tar file onto the Arch CD and then I can install
> Arch and extract my image onto the client PC. I would like to start a
> development team to make this process easier or make custom tweaks to make
> this image smaller, lightweight, and powerful. If anyone is interested in
> this project to create a custom distro, please contact me.  I have a home
> server that we can use for development.

Perhaps the Chakra project (I think run by the same guys who manage the 
kdemod repository for Arch) might be a good starting point - or source 
for interested teammates.


This page might be a help too:


Also the Archie Live CD:




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