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If checkinstall failed probably the package isn't installed, no need to remove, eventually try sudo dpkg -r <package-name>, and you can safely remove with rm intermediate files left in the directory. The version is important for dpkg/apt so you must use one, even a fake, if tomorrow a package with the same name enter the distro, the one with the newer ...
I'm not sure what this has to do with UEFI, as I've never heard of any Linux distro that won't still boot via BIOS. Just download an ISO image of the distro you wish to install, and use something like Rufus to "burn" it to a USB flash drive.
According to the website http://sources.debian.net/src/simple-cdd/0.5.0/README/ to preseed these answers, you should pass the --locale parameter to the build-simple-cdd command Language and Country Selection to pre-select the language and country, it is recommended to use the --locale commandline option: build-simple-cdd --locale en_US
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