Questions tagged [oem]

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
50 views

Unable to install any package due to oem touchpad synaptics problem

Every time I try to install any package from the command line following error appears: command line error If I try to update system packages I see the same error. system update error Removing oem-...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

OEM repos (sources.list) for Dell XPS 13 9380 with Bionic

Because of a tragic accident the sources.list on my XPS 13 9380 with Bionic 18.04.03 has been rm -r ...if you know what I mean. Everything's in place and working but I don't remember (and can not ...
1
vote
1answer
125 views

Multiple Ubuntu OEM installations with different SSH server keys

I want to install 30 stations with Ubuntu Desktop in a lab, to which I can later connect via ssh. I figured it was OK to install them in OEM mode, install all the necessary applications on them, then ...
6
votes
0answers
388 views

What's the difference between `linux-oem` and `linux-oem-osp1` kernels, and how are they versioned?

I understand from reading Kernel/OEMKernel that the linux-oem kernel package is supposed to be a more up-to-date kernel package, that includes additional hardware compatibility tweaks for supported ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Dell Inspiron 14 5480 - HD encryption not working

Dell Inspiron 14 5480 is sold with an OEM Ubuntu installation. Reinstalling it with HD encryption is not working. Instaling Ubuntu standard version (not modified by Dell) is also not working. Is ...
1
vote
1answer
155 views

How do I put OEM installation into live usb? [duplicate]

What I want to do is customize Ubuntu through OEM, then, flash said OEM installation to an ISO so I can install it on others computers without having to redo my customization later. (also so that ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

How do I create a customized ISO of Ubuntu that can be installed on multiple systems, a la OEM configuration?

I am working on created a customized version of Ubuntu (with certain NEEDED customizations) that will, aftewards, need to be installed on others computers. I know about OEM install, but how do I ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Is the Ubuntu on Dell machines stock Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm interested in a Dell machine with Ubuntu pre-installed (just for the sake of knowing it's 100% Linux compatible) The Ubuntu that's being installed on Precision and XPS13 models, is that a stock ...
0
votes
0answers
167 views

hostname showing in terminal To-be-filled-by-O-E-M. Is this a problem? [duplicate]

Does this matter or not? My motherboard is gigabyte. Thanks
0
votes
1answer
381 views

Installation problems with 18.04.2 LTS

If the OEM install is used, the install to disk and boot from HDD works properly. Normal install fails to boot from HDD after install. What is the difference between these two install options?
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Preseeding.cfg can support OEM-Install?

I create preseeding.cfg and following below step. May I know the Ubuntu OEM-Install can auto installation? Download boot.img.gz and decompress that. Copy syslinux folder in USB stick Creating ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
387 views

How to create virtual machine for Virtualbox from extern drive?

I want to create a virtual machine of a windows 7 pro system which runs on my notebook before. It's connected by USB. About 40GB and the whole drive has 500GB. It's an OEM version: It doesn't run ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

OEM installation 18.04 personal files lost [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I Had installed Ubuntu LTS 18.04 but I went with OEM installation. At that time after installing Ubuntu I copied some personal files on HDD. 2 Days later I clicked "Ready to ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

how to add a user created after a OEM installation to a specific group

I'm creating an ova template of Ubuntu 18.04 which should be usable for other developers to easily start their own virtual machine on their computer. Currently I've chosen to use the OEM installation ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

Is Dell pre-installed Ubuntu the same as the general release?

Is Dell pre-installed Ubuntu the same as the general release? Or does the Dell pre-installed version have special Dell drivers etc? I bought a Dell XPS 9730 with 16.04 which I replaced with 18.04. It ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

Bring back end user setup screen OEM install

I did an OEM install, and everything worked as expected. On boot, it showed a setup window intended for the end user, for some reason, I decided to close the window and now, it boots to the login ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views

How can I Create a EULA popup for OEM Installs?

Years ago, when I purchased my Dell Inspiron laptop (the one I'm typing this question on right now), it came with Ubuntu 12.04, OEM Installed by Dell. When it first launched, a EULA popup came up, ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

Ubuntu OEM prep for distro “Manufacturer details”

Newly installed Ubuntu 16.04 OEM but cant distro because the system is still missing OEM Manufacturer, Make, Model and so forth. In an attempt to remedy my issue, I have attempted several different ...
2
votes
1answer
694 views

What's the difference between vanilla Ubuntu and the Dell OEM version?

What is the difference between the official (generic/vanilla) Ubuntu and the one which ships with the Dell Precision 5520? Does the latter contain any non-free software, for example? It displays ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Four Partitions - But Which One Holds the Operating System?

How do I definitively identify which of the four partitions on my 14.04.5 laptop holds the OS? The laptop came with just 14.04.5 installed by the OEM. My understanding is that a Ubuntu OS resides in ...
3
votes
0answers
186 views

How can I factory-reset an OEM install of Ubuntu?

I have a version of Ubuntu on my laptop that came with an OEM install. However, I want to factory-reset this computer back to original settings. Meaning, the next time I boot my computer up, I'd ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

Run scripts after oem firstboot

I have installed ubuntu using the oem-install. I was able to add packages, install software and do updates that then show up appropriately on first boot after the user sets up the machine and their ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Reinstalling Ubuntu without the original equipment manufacturer installation [duplicate]

I have a computer with an Ubuntu OEM installation running on it. I want to reinstall Ubuntu on this computer without the OEM installation and do a custom installation instead, but I'm at a dead end. ...
1
vote
0answers
419 views

Ubuntu OEM Installation (extracted iso) via PXE - preseed/late_command and ubiquity/success_command not working?

I set up a pxe-installation server using ubuntu server 16.04 for installing oem versions of ubuntu desktop 15.10, 16.04 and so on via pxe. The installations work fine, however, there's still one very ...
4
votes
1answer
423 views

Ubuntu Server - Minimal Virtual Machine AND OEM Install?

When you boot from the Ubuntu Server (LTS) and Press F4 for more options, you can choose the "Minimal Virtual Machine" option, which essentially installs a JeOS Ubuntu, with a reduced HD&memory ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
298 views

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 "oem-config-prepare"....
3
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
196 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
932 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
89 views

“In June USA to find out about new OEM phone with/from UBUNTU”. What happened? [closed]

In February OMGUBUNTU reported; Canonical made a statement that the USA would be hearing about a new as yet named OEM with Ubuntu installed in June. It is now almost October and not a peep from ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Won't complete hardware update

'Package operation failed' Unpacking fglrx-core (from .../fglrx-core_1%%3a14.201-0ubuntu2wataugafour2_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/fglrx-core_1%%3a14.201-...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

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.
3
votes
1answer
489 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

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: ...
1
vote
0answers
184 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

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 (...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
248 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
117 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
237 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
388 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
607 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
102 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...