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How to generate xubuntu rootfs used in downloadable demos

Question asked by rmm92vt on Jan 4, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 4, 2017 by rmm92vt

General question, how are you generating the Xubuntu root filesystem used in the demo SD Card images here?


Zynq & Altera SoC Quick Start Guide [Analog Devices Wiki] 


I am developing my own application for a Mini-ITX z100 platform w/ FMCOMMS4 using custom HDL and software. I'd like a full Linux desktop running on it ideally. I've tried the 12.11 Linaro rootfs mentioned in the link below, but had stability issues with it (possible I didn't do the updates properly though):


Linux with HDMI video output on the ZED, ZC702 and ZC706 boards [Analog Devices Wiki] 


However, I really like the Xubuntu (Xfce) desktop used in the demo designs. Minus a few issues I'm trying to resolve with audio, it is rock solid. So I'm just wondering how you generated it. I'm just looking for a more direct solution than downloading a full SD card image, blowing it up and salvaging the rootfs from it to get my desired desktop. Thanks.