Installation configuration of SteamOS with various tweaks
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README.md

steamos-custom

Builds a customized SteamOS Installer ISO

Features:

  • Removes grub-efi requirements and replaces them with Debian Wheezy grub-pc
  • Enables DHCP networking during install
  • Enables root account
  • Choice of GTK or text install methods

Known Bugs:

  • Installer will fail on base-install
  • Workaround: click continue a few times, choose "Install the base system", and choose yes to complete install

Todo:

  • Enable LVM storage options, drop in code is commented out, but steamos installer kernel lacks LVM modules
  • Rebuild grub-pc packages to clean up dependencies to avoid installer failures

Requirements:

  • Debian or Ubuntu Linux
  • sudo permissions

Instructions:

  1. Download SteamOSInstaller.zip from http://repo.steampowered.com/download/SteamOSInstaller.zip
  2. Unzip SteamOSInstaller.zip into steamos directory
  3. Download https://github.com/ecliptik/steamos-custom/archive/master.zip
  4. Unzip master.zip into steamos directory and go into steamos-custom-master directory
  5. Run script with sudo: sudo ./steamos-customize.sh
  6. Script creates iso named steamoscustom.iso
  7. Boot system with steamoscustom.iso
  8. System will auto boot into SteamOS GUI installer