Unified Installation Creator uic is a toolkit build on top of debootstrap that allows to automate the creation of customized command line Linux installations based on Debian-Derived distributions. It is able to create life distributions as well as install a customized distribution on a target system. It is mainly intended as a toolkit for system administrators who have often to install Linux servers with particular, repeating characteristics.

The Unified Installation Creator

uic is a toolkit build on top of debootstrap that allows to automate the creation of customized command line Linux installations based on Debian-Derived distributions. It is able to create life distributions as well as install a customized distribution on a target system. It is mainly intended as a toolkit for system administrators who have often to install Linux servers with particular, repeating characteristics.

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Unfortunately the documentation is still in preparation but you can start by reading the man pages or looking at some projects created with uic like NetPoldo or the Alix Rescue and PE System.

Studying the UIC Templates may also be useful to understand how to create your own templates until the documentation is completed…

uic is currently a very active project with frequent releases. Refer to the Release Notes to keep up to date.

Where to get it

uic is delivered as source package and as debian package. You can download it from our download section and install it manually or install it directly from the YeaSoft PPA on LaunchPad

You can add the PPA to your package sources by executing the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tuxpoldo/yeasoft
sudo apt-get update

After updating the package sources, you can install uic by executing the following command:

sudo apt-get install uic
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