[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu via Tescos

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Oct 20 16:00:06 BST 2007

Chris Rowson wrote:
>>   In fact the latest version of Ubuntu has a really good OEM option so
>> you can setup a machine, customise it how you like it (including any
>> extra packages etc) and then set it up so on the next boot it asks the
>> customer for their details.  This is a feature I really do like the look of.
>> Rob
> That's been in for the last couple of releases hasn't it Rob? There is
> an overview here about it
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Ubuntu_OEM_Installer_Overview

Yeah I believe it has, last time I checked though you needed to do 
everything on one reboot and you didn't have the icon on the desktop to 
reset the settings.  AFAIK too it's the first Ubuntu Live CD with the 
OEM option.

> It's great that Tesco is now supplying Ubuntu PCs though isn't it! :-D
> I'll post this to the marketing mailing list, I'm sure they'll be
> interested too.

Hopefully they'll be in the stores.


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