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NewsForge: Ubuntu Adds OEM Mode Installation

Nov 17, 2005, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

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"Ubuntu Linux patrons will notice a new installation option in the boot menu of the current 5.10 Breezy Badger release: OEM mode.

"OEMs in this sense are original equipment manufacturers--vendors of pre-built computer hardware systems--complete PCs and servers, not to be confused with hardware manufacturers. Often referred to colloquially as 'white box' vendors, OEMs include a range of PC makers, from one-man garage PC shops to customization-friendly Web stores to high-volume business suppliers..."

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