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I am using Clonezilla in a non-profit organization. I wrote a usage guideline, but it needs 38 steps.

Now I wonder whether I could customize my Clonezilla USB Stick so that it does not provide all the options.

E.g. I could get rid of

  • the language selection. It's totally fine if it's always English
  • the keymap choice. It should just select "keep the default" ("don't touch the keymap" on older versions)
  • the operation mode choice. We always want "device-image".
  • the storage selection. We always need "local_dev".

What would I need to do to configure Clonezilla to get rid of these choices?

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Clonezilla calls that 'preseeding' as described in that web link. As you pick options, Clonezilla shows the preseed commands in green-on-black as shown here.

For example, the preseeding command should include a language selection command locales=en_US.UTF-8 and a specification for no special keyboard layout with keyboard-layouts=NONE in syslinux.cfg or isolinux.cfg as appropriate.

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  • Definitely the term I was looking for. I'll look into that and accept when I successfully applied an option. This may take two days. – Thomas Weller Apr 2 '19 at 7:09

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