simple-cdd - create customized debian-installer CDs

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name simple-cdd
Package version 0.6.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 119 B
Download size 25.59 KB
Official Mirror
Simple-CDD is a limited though relatively easy tool to create a
customized debian-installer CD.
It includes simple mechanisms to create "profiles" that define common
system configurations, which can be selected during system
installation. Simple-CDD also makes it easy to build CDs with
language and country settings pre-configured.
This can be used to create a crude "Custom Debian Distribution" using
packages from Debian, with pre-configuration of packages that use
debconf.  Custom configuration scripts can be specified to handle
packages that don't support debconf pre-configuration.
Testing CD images with qemu is also made simple with a provided


Package Version Architecture Repository
simple-cdd_0.6.1_all.deb 0.6.1 all Ubuntu Universe
simple-cdd - - -


Name Value
dctrl-tools -
debian-cd >= 3.1.15
lsb-release -
python3 -
python3-simple-cdd -
reprepro -
rsync -
wget -


Type URL
Binary Package simple-cdd_0.6.1_all.deb
Source Package simple-cdd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install simple-cdd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install simple-cdd




2015-11-14 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
simple-cdd (0.6.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* router.packages: Install dbus, which is required when systemd is used.
* Bump versioned dependency on debian-cd to 3.1.15, to resolve issues
with systems with foreign-architectures enabled (Closes: #687355).
* Bump version to 0.6.1 in
* Use help2man to generate simple-cdd manpage.
2015-08-13 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
simple-cdd (0.6.0) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Enrico Zini ]
* Rewrite in python3.
- Massively improved error logging (Closes: #469539).
- Help output generated from code.
* Add python3-simple-cdd package.
[ Vagrant Cascadian ]
* Remove use of debootstrap to calculate base system dependencies.
* Remove debpartial-mirror code.
* Drop dependency on apt-utils, as apt-ftparchive is no longer used.
* router profile:
- ensure there is a newline in the dnsmasq.conf before appending the
dhcp-range line.
- Include comment in dnsmasq configuration file.
- Improve configuration of dnsmasq and /etc/network/interfaces.
- clean up redundant echo for extra newline.
* debian/copyright:
- Use copyright-format 1.0.
- Updated copyright information.
* debian/control:
- Updated package descriptions.
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
- Bump versioned debhelper Build-Depends to 9.
- Updated Vcs-* entries, switched to git.
2014-09-01 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
simple-cdd (0.5.0) unstable; urgency=medium
* Issue a warning when there are no package files to check with
dose-debcheck, rather than hanging.  (Closes: #755524).
* Verify checksums for downloaded installer images.
* Improve keyring and gpg support:
- Import keyring used for verifying release files.
- Use a temporary gpg dir for each build.
- Support multiple keyring files.
* Improve support for backports:
- Default to using the same debian mirror for backports, as backports
are now available from all major debian mirrors.
- Implement filterformulas for backports.
* Improve support for extra mirrors:
- Allow use of ListShellHook.
- Support setting an alternate distribution for extra mirror.
* Implement FilterFormula for udebs.
* Add isolinux to default packages to download, which is used by newer
versions of debian-cd.

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simpleid_0.8.1-14ubuntu1_all.deb simple OpenID provider implemented in PHP
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