OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer

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Dell ISOs for Ubuntu 14.04 (and 16.04) for Linux-based Dell laptops [on hold]

I just received my Precision 5510 with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. I noticed the Ubuntu installed on the laptop is not a vanilla Ubuntu distro. For example, it has a few additional DELL specific apt ...
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Does the OEM video play after an ordinary OEM install?

I am giving an Ubuntu PC with an OEM install to my mom to convince her that Ubuntu is actually useful for "regular users", and I want the first boot video from Dell's Ubuntu machines to play when she ...
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oem upgrade from 12.04 on HP 455 G2

Trying to upgrade my hp system from 12.04 to a more recent version and I get the following error message InstallArchives() failed: Extract templates from packages: 48%% Extract templates from ...
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12.04 to 14.04 on HP 455

I bought an HP455 G2 laptop which comes with 12.04 pre-installed. So I tried to upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 however this failed with multi errors, the touchpad became unusable, along with sound, wifi ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to OEM resize/recover unknown partitions

I have really tried to search forums for my exact problem, but I just cannot seem find a direction to go. I have several linux and Windows partitioned Fujitsu MAP3367NP SCSI hard drives, and I need to ...
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OEM install asking for nameservers after oem-config-prepare

I'm trying to create an install image of server 15.10 that I can deploy to a few dozen machines by running through the OEM install, customizing packages and settings, then running ...
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OEM Install - Ubuntu SERVER 14.04

I ran an Ubuntu Server install with the OEM option turned on. When it boots it goes to the login for the account created during install. Nothing showed on screen during the first boot on either a ...
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How to upgrade to HWE 12.04.5?

My system: Brand new Dell OptiPlex XE2 with 12.04 pre-installed by Dell. I applied all security updates via update manager. Now Update Manager tells me this: I click the Upgrade button and I get ...
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Touch not working on Dell Vostro 3000 series after moving from OEM to stock version

Everything works fine in the OEM version but when I move to the stock version I need to use USB mouse to operate. Please give me step by step by guide to solve this problem.
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OEM Install of Ubuntu Server [14.04.3]

I am trying to do an OEM install of Ubuntu Server (14.04.3) but cannot seem to get it working. I have managed to do a Ubuntu Desktop (14.04.3) easily. Why? I am trying to this to: Install all ...
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Hindi fonts not visible on Libre office

Whenever I change the language to Hindi Bolnagri or Hindi WX, I can't see anything I type not even the spaces I give.
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Playing a video at first boot after OEM install?

Just wanted to know if it is possible to play a video at the first boot, after installing with the OEM option? I have prepared a laptop for a friend, and would like to flash a little eye candy at the ...
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LUbuntu OEM instalation “Prepare for Shipping to End User” missing

I have dome a OEM installation for LUbuntu 15-.10 and I expect to see a script in the desktop named "Prepare for Shipping to End User" but the desktop is empty... It's a error in the OEM installer ...
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Where to Download Special Ubuntu Images Designed for Pre-installed Systems (OEM)?

Background My Lenovo X250 is arriving in two weeks, which according to Ubuntu Certified Hardware will work well only with "a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer." This Linux ...
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Laptops marked with Ubuntu preinstalled OS? - Marca de Laoptops con SO Ubuntu pre Instalado?

¿Donde puedo comprar una Laptop con SO Ubuntu pre Instalado? Que no me parece comprar una Laptop con Windows además el costo del equipo ya tiene incluido el costo del SO. Translation (with ...
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custom ISO vs. clone/copy VHD vs. sysprep

I'll be deploying a bunch of Ubuntu Servers on HyperV the next days. I read across the customizing howtos and I'd say the web is not short of them :-) In fact I'm a Windowsguy, I now a little ...
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“In June USA to find out about new OEM phone with/from UBUNTU”. What happened?

In February OMGUBUNTU reported; Canonical made a statement that the USA would be hearing about a new as yet named OEM with unbuntu installed in June. It is now almost October and not a peep from ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3541 Ubuntu installation failure

Installation fails on my Dell 15 3541 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 OEM edition. Does not go past creation of Ubuntu One account. Apport failure during installation.
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Won't complete hardware update

'Package operation failed' Unpacking fglrx-core (from .../fglrx-core_1%%3a14.201-0ubuntu2wataugafour2_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: error processing ...
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Backup and restore the whole system multiple times

I am building a computer I am going to sell and need to make a restore system. I am running Ubuntu OEM install. What can I do so if it get restored multiple times. It still works.
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Customize user on OEM install

I have customized Ubuntu using OEM install but I would like to customize the user that is created when the end user creates an account. The user by default is an administrator but I would like them to ...
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12.04 HWES OEM won't upgrade, new HP455 laptop

Can some one please help, I have a new laptop a HP455 from ebuyer and its throwing up the following complains when trying to install the security and hardware support package in update manager: ...
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OEM account after recovery from Dell XPS ( preinstalled UBuntu 14.04)

Today i tried to create my account on my newly purchased laptop ( dell xps with ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled in it) . After creating my account, i got a error like system program problem detected and it ...
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Should I keep the OEM's default account?

Since a few days I've a new laptop running Ubuntu Linux. During the installation I had to create my own user account. After rebooting, I saw, that the manufacture created a second user called oem ...
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12.04.05 - suddenly display shifts to off after selecting 12.04.05

I have a multi-boot system on my desktop. Most things are in my 12.04.05 system, and I have a win7, and a ubuntu 14.04. The 14.04 was only for testing purposes, as I use that partition to evaluate ...
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I need to Copy OEM Ubuntu hardive

I am going to sell computers with Ubuntu OS and want to per install software. I am using the OEM ubuntu software but can`t figure out how to copy it to a another hardive. I need a master copy that i ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 in ASUS X200CA [duplicate]

I have an noteboook ASUS X200CA with Ubuntu 12.04 factory preinstalled. I would like to update the operating system but I'm afraid it is not working properly, consume more resources than my computer ...
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1204 HWE EOL OEM

I get this message: Dear Ubuntu user, your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 2015-04-30. After this date, security updates for critical parts of your system will no ...
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Triple boot problem

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop. Recently I decided to replace its hard drive with a faster and larger one. On the old drive there were only OEM (1), Recovery (2) and Windows (3) partitions. I ...
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OEM Installation problem (OEM option missing)

I'm trying to figure out why the oem option is missing from different distributions of ubuntu(tried 12.04 and 14.04).Tried also with left shift key during boot but when i press F4 key(mode),i can see ...
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Install OA win7 in a virtualbox

I bought an Asus, which (unfortunately) came with win7. I never accepted licence and erased immediately everything with Lubuntu. Now I'd like to install windows on a virtualbox (to use iTunes, such ...
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How to create links on Desktop for end user when OEM installation (pre-install )?

I'm pre-installing Ubuntu 12.04, following steps in webpage: How do I pre-install Ubuntu for someone (OEM install)? And I would like to create links to the folder of /etc/myfiles/ on end user's ...
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Is it possible to repackage an already installed ubuntu for an OEM install? [duplicate]

I'd like to repackage an install of Ubuntu into an ISO to install it on other systems as OEM with the packages I have installed?
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XPS 13 without Ubuntu. Can I take it to an OEM state?

I'm considering buying a refurbished XPS 13. The problem is that it doesn't come with Ubuntu pre-installed. Can I get it to a point where is similar to the OEM version?
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 - OEM installation - UEFI mode

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 in a laptop with a Windows 8 preinstallation in UEFI mode. I followed the instructions here and I use a 64bit iso of 12.04.2. When I boot from USB (in UEFI mode) the ...
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Does oem-config create a user not in sudo group?

My friend just bought a netbook with Xubuntu preinstalled and the user was created right in store without giving her a root password. Neither was it an admin user. Was it oem-config's fault or store ...
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Retrieve Windows 8 Product Key from mainboard

My new laptop came preinstalled with Windows 8. Naively, as I am, I just formatted the harddrive and installed fine old Ubuntu. Now I want to install Windows 8 for dual boot again, but I have no DVD ...
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Difference between OEM install and custom Ubuntu image

I'm looking into the best way to deploy a customized Ubuntu image and it looks like I have two options: To make an "OEM install" version To make a custom Ubuntu image Could someone help me ...
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Is it legal to sell computers with Ubuntu installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I legally build and sell desktops with Ubuntu pre-installed? Is it legal to assemble a computer, install ubuntu on it, and then sell the computer. I don't mean ...
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In OEM Installations can we edit final-user applications setting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make an OEM Install? In OEM Installations can we edit final-user applications setting with the OEM-User to change the final user settings? if possible how can I ...
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Imaging - how can I make a terminal prompt on first boot

I image many computers with Ubuntu. I use Clonezilla and have a script that does things like setting the hostname on first boot. I'd like this script to ask me a question. How can this be achieved? ...
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Can the Ubuntu logo be used for a commercial website?

Is there an Ubuntu logo that can be used on a commercial website to indicate that Ubuntu can be installed for customers?
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How do I pre-install Ubuntu for someone (OEM install)?

I would like to pre-install Ubuntu on a computer for someone. I may want to customize it for them, but in the end they need to be able to choose a username, password, etc. when they first boot it up. ...
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What is the proper way to Windows 7/Ubuntu 10.10 Dual-Triple Boot Partitioning for Laptop OEM?

Hi Linux Community, I find my self struggling with the slowness of windows OS once again. It's Time to change with the Ubuntu 10.10 64bit for I like to use a faster Operating System. My Hard Disk ...
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Wondering how to get OEM Config to work with my custom distro [closed]

I'm not sure how to get the OEM install mode working with my Ubuntu remaster. I'm using Remastersys to make the remastered Ubuntu 10.04 distro and I don't know how to make sure OEMs can use it. I have ...