Prepare for shipping to end user

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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!


"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."

Known Issues

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


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


sudo apt-get install oem-config-gtk