Clear Linux Installation from Chroot

Can we install Clear Linux from an existing installed Linux e.g Arch Linux on a blank partition through chroot ?

If you can get swupd working, you can point it to any mount-point and it should write the root partition from any OS.

You can build it from source:

Another trick to get swupd if you have docker on your existing OS, would be to use the clearlinux image from DockerHub and passthrough a volume to download Clear Linux content to.

clr-boot-manager can do the rest.

If you do this, let us know how it goes. Iā€™d be curious.

You might have some luck with mkosi as well since in theory this will install content and the tool is available on other distros.

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I will discuss it with some friends and see if I can install swupd on my Arch Linux and then I will be able to install clear Linux on a target partition by mounting that partition and install base of clear Linux , once base is installed I can build things upon that

I guess pacapt is the answer to my case