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Prompt for Setup on First Boot [duplicate]

I would like to have Ubuntu set its self up when it boots, as Windows does. There is a laptop that I am giving to a kid on Christmas with a dead Hard Drive, and I would like to prepare it for him. The ...
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I want to sell my computer, how can I “preinstall” Ubuntu without configuring it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I pre-install Ubuntu for someone (OEM install)? I basically want to install the installer, so that when the computer boots it will boot into the installer from the hard ...
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Install ubuntu like it was bought at a store [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I pre-install Ubuntu for someone (OEM install)? When you buy a computer the first time you start it up you create an account for it. Is there anyway to have this ...
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How to re-install ubuntu that is pre-installed by manufacturer [duplicate]

Actually I wiped off ubuntu 12.04 lts that was pre-installed by manufacturer and want to just have it back is there any of doing this.
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How do I install Ubuntu on someone's laptop so they can customize it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make an OEM Install? I would like to give someone an old computer ("hand-me-down") after installing Ubuntu on it. Is there a way to preinstall and/or customize it for ...
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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 do?
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How to create a distro of ubuntu which I have already configured myself? [duplicate]

I am running a very customised Ubuntu 16.04, with a lot of programs already installed and a lot of other things set up and configured. I want to turn this into a distro/remix/flavour which I can give ...
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Have any document or link preseed file create for Ubuntu OEM install? [duplicate]

If I want to install Ubuntu OS automatically via OEM-Install, what's document describe that?
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How do I add a kernel boot parameter?

I need to add the boot parameter foo=bar to my kernel. How can I do this once for testing, and permanently if testing was a success?
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What do I have to do before giving away my Ubuntu machine?

I have an old laptop that is running Ubuntu. Now I want to give away this laptop, but I want to remove all private data. So what should I remove? I don't want to format the whole system, because the ...
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Run a script only at the very first boot

Is there an idiomatic way in Ubuntu to run a script only the first time a machine is booted? (EC2).
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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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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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Make a .sh that sets new username, hostname and password

I am distributing a VM to my students for a beginners programming course. For speed, instead of getting them to install Ubuntu from scratch, I'm planning to give them a fully set up image that they ...
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How do I do a full hard drive wipe and start back with just OS, and nothing else

I am going to be getting rid of a computer and giving it to a friend. I want to wipe all documents and files, all Ubuntu mods and applications and give it to him with no data or application but the ...

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