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How do I change the default Openbox settings for new users on Lubuntu?

I'm preparing a Lubuntu installation on a computer I'm planning to give away, using the OEM install mode so that I can pre-install various apps but still let the recipient create their user account ...
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Save OEM Theme Before Shipping

How can I save a theme before shipping to end-user from OEM installation?
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Are Ubuntu OEm kernel features ever integrated to mainline?

The Ubuntu OEM kernel delivers better support for my device. Are the features of the OEM kernel ever integrated to the mainline kernel or will the device always depend on the OEM kernel?
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How do I get the computer's SNID number from Ubuntu 20.04?

The hardware product file has some codes but its not clearly telling me if any is a SNID.
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Dell inspiron 3567 ubuntu drivers

I downloaded my ubuntu version from Dell OS Recovery Tool back when I had Windows 10 installed after that I did a full backup with the usb created in the process, I am wondering since it's the os ...
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Lubuntu 20.04 OEM install not working

I need to install Lubuntu 20.04 on an old machine that I intend to give away to someone who needs it, maybe a charity. For this purpose, I want to make use of the OEM install. When booting Ubuntu 20....
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Text only OEM Install (oem-config?)

I would like to have the end user run through the oem config but I do not want a GUI. What I want is a text front end to oem-config. Is this possible? I would like something like this How do I pre-...
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OEM disk image?

Are somewhere available Ubuntu OEM disk image (not iso) to be downloaded and flashed on an external drive? I know, maybe dumb request, but I now need to prepare an external usb SSD to work on to avoid ...
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xps 13 (2020), ubuntu 20.04 and Tier-1 OEM support

I've recently bought dell xps 13 (2020) developer edition. This machine was shipped to me with ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled. I have seen that now this machine is certified for ubuntu 20.04. From what ...
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using ubuntu core on a raspberry pi as a systems integrator

Our company is planning to use embedded raspberry pi boards with Ubuntu core in a product integration. After going through initial setup of the raspberry pi unit, I'm very concerned that this setup ...
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Selling Used Laptop with Fresh Ubuntu Install. How to make it boot into config screen on first boot? [closed]

I can't seem to find a specific answer to my question. I have some used laptops I am selling on Ebay... What I would like to have happen is for the customer to receive the laptop and on first boot ...
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Will my situation allow me to retain my Windows license on this computer? Just in case I mess something up [closed]

I want to switch my computer to Ubuntu. I already have my bootable USB drive ready, which works just fine in live mode. I am currently a Windows user and I would like to retain my Windows license (OEM)...
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Unattended installation prompting for password

I'll start by posting this question here, and expand to other exchanges if the response rate is low. But I think the excellent Ubuntu community is the right place to begin. I am trying to accomplish ...
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Removal of OEM dkms modules after upgrading DELL vostro 3583

I have bought a DELL Vosro 3583 with ubuntu 18.10 installed. I promptly upgraded to 19.10. The upgrade went smoothly and everything was working fine till I saw that the kernel, still being used, was ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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?
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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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"....
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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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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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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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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-...
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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 ...