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As the title says, I want to build a stripped down ubuntu install that only has the most basic features, I appreciate all help on the subject.

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stackoverflow is for programming questions. Ubuntu linux distro packaging is off topic. Please read the FAQ. –  Warren P Feb 16 '12 at 23:26
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why do you want such a distro? –  Aditya Naidu Feb 16 '12 at 23:26
    
Aditya, thanks for your kind response. I just want to strip out what I don't need in order to reduce overhead. –  rahrahruby Feb 16 '12 at 23:34
    
You might get a better answer if you ask this on serverfault –  ohaal Feb 16 '12 at 23:48
    
Thanks I appreciate your help. unlike others who give programmers like us a bad name. –  rahrahruby Feb 16 '12 at 23:52

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You'd presumably want to start with installing ubuntu minimal and install the packages you need on top of that. You can then convert the install to a livecd with tools like remastersys

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