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How could you use Ubuntu to create your own distro of XBMC (ex. Boxee Plex)? Is there a site (I checked XBMC's wiki and found nothing) that tells you how to do this?

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no, no. thats not my question. My question is how to do it with XBMC. – Coder404 Mar 31 '12 at 22:33
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You may find the answer in the development of XBMCbuntu, which is now the recommended live demo-and-install media for XBMC, as of XBMC 11, “Eden”.

If you are expecting a straightforward how-to procedure, I think you will be disappointed. XBMCbuntu is the result of a lot of complex work by a lot of people, and the best way to understand how it is put together is to examine the source code repository.

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xbmc

For a thorough installation guide for lots of media stuff check this question on AskUbuntu. The accepted answer covers a lot of the multimedia application installation and skinning.

If the question isn't how do I install xmbc, but how do I make a respin you should check out turnkeylinux tools or remastersys.

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