[ubuntu-uk] OEM Setup was Ubuntu via Tescos
tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk
Sat Oct 20 18:25:57 BST 2007
I've used it in Feisty. When you're finished with the temporary user
account, you issue an oem-config-prepare command as root and shut the
machine down. The next boot takes you (ie. the end user) through a
config wizard to create a user, set the timezone etc.
On Sat, 2007-10-20 at 18:21 +0100, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On 10/20/07, Ian Pascoe <softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Rob - how?
> 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.
> When I last used it, I selected it by mistake. It's on the boot menu
> that comes up when you boot from the CD. It used to be only on the
> alternate CD, but it seems Gutsy has a graphical version now, so
> perhaps it is on the desktop CD. Not sure.
> When I used it (in Dapper) it was basically a normal installation, you
> set up the PC, up to the point of entering a username and password.
> This is prompted for on the next boot (ie. when the user switches it
> on for the first time).
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