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Derivative Types - Types of Derivatives: Their objectives and requirements.
Derivative Specifications - Specifications for further consideration and development.
Kernel development - An interesting article about how the kernel development process works.
UCK - Ubuntu Customization Kit
Reconstructor - Reconstructor
DRU - Dell's Disc Remastering Utility
CDD - Custom Debian Distributions - tools and discussion on Debian Wiki
CustomisedIsoImageTools - a spec for Ubuntu 8.04
Custom Debian Distribution Toolkit - work in progress
Remastersys - a tool for making a livecd from your Ubuntu installation
Builder - gNewSense builder script
Unidistro - A framework to create and maintain a Debian/Ubuntu derivative distro
Lessons Learned from Existing Distributions
Lessons Learned - Informal page of the lessons the existing distributions based on Ubuntu have learned.
Localization - MTV UDS Localization notes.
Derivatives - UDU UDS Ubuntu Derivatives.
Branding - UDU UDS Branding For Derivatives notes.