This section contains various articles relative on how to customize Elemental, branding and behavior.


Configure the system in the various stages: boot, initramfs, fs, network, reconcile

Configuration persistency

Persisting configurations in Elemental and derivatives

Embedded configuration

Extracting default system configuration


Default login, and how to override it

OEM configuration

OEM configuration reserved to Elemental and derivatives

Runtime persistent changes

Applying changes to Elemental images in runtime or “how to install a package in an immutable OS at runtime?”

General Configuration

Configuring an Elemental derivative


Customizing the default upgrade channel


GRUB 2 Configuration

SELinux Support

SELinux support in Elemental

Last modified June 6, 2022: Update cOS references (#1480) (7dd6c5241)