OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer

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“Preinstalled” DVD iso

On the Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad page for the w540, 12.04 LTS is listed as available "preinstalled", but apparently not in the US. Is there any way to get the ISO for this OEM installation, or if ...
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Ubuntu OEM Disk Encryption

If a customer buys a computer with Ubuntu OEM installed in it, will they be given the option to encrypt their hard drives using LUKS?
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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 ...