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==Scary Warning==
 
==Scary Warning==
Please do not use this option to set a users name and password at any time other than when they are first receiving it.  THIS SCRIPT WILL ERASE ALL EXISTING USERS AND DATA at the time it is run.  Be wary!
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Please do not use this option to set a users name and password at any time other than when they are first receiving it.  '''THIS SCRIPT WILL ERASE ALL EXISTING USERS''' AND DATA at the time it is run.  Be wary!
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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
"Prepare for shipping to end user" is a script that erases the default (oem) account and adds a new user with the same privileges.  It can be found by clicking on system > administration > "prepare for shipping to end user."
 
"Prepare for shipping to end user" is a script that erases the default (oem) account and adds a new user with the same privileges.  It can be found by clicking on system > administration > "prepare for shipping to end user."

Revision as of 14:43, 20 October 2010

Scary Warning

Please do not use this option to set a users name and password at any time other than when they are first receiving it. THIS SCRIPT WILL ERASE ALL EXISTING USERS AND DATA at the time it is run. Be wary!

Overview

"Prepare for shipping to end user" is a script that erases the default (oem) account and adds a new user with the same privileges. It can be found by clicking on system > administration > "prepare for shipping to end user."

Missing from menu

This usually means the script has already been run. Just uninstall oem-config-gtk and reinstall it.

Known Issues

Usings names like "oem," "root," and "admin" may cause problems. So don't do it!

Missing

If "prepare for shipping to end user" is missing there are two likely issues: 1) It was never there. Install it by typing:

sudo apt-get install oem-config-gtk

2) It was already run. Remove and install it by typing:

sudo apt-get remove oem-config-gtk

and

sudo apt-get install oem-config-gtk