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Old 03-08-2010, 04:10 AM   #16
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Ok, what method are you using to change your password? Are you using "passwd aapanju" as root? Are any error messages reported?

Also, I'd like it if you could confirm what is and is not actually working. Eg. console login as which users? ssh login? (seems this fails), X login, and also what about login in as root and then "su aapanju"?


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basically what was happening is that I would boot to the GUI and login
usiing aapanju and pass and it would fail.
Than I tried logging invto GUI using root after following a tutorial to
enable root login! That didn't work at first but worked while msging you.
Than I changed psswd fir aapanju from terminal as root but still auth fail.
Than I used GUI to change password and disabled sshd rebooted system.
Tried logging in as aapanju and it worked.
 
Old 03-08-2010, 04:17 AM   #17
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Tried logging in as aapanju and it worked.
So it's fixed now?

Evo2.
 
Old 03-08-2010, 04:24 AM   #18
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So it's fixed now?

Evo2.
yeah it's fixed. I whish I could understand what caused it! Mabye sshd?
Mabye I'll enable sshd later in the morning and see if it still works if not
than we can get more into it. I'd love to know wat the reason for this was.
Thanks for your help evo. It's late just wanted you to know it working and not
just dissapear after you helped me so much. Thanks again!
 
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I still don't know how you were setting the password. One thing that comes to mind is that you may have a different keymap in X compared to on the console, so even if you were typing the same password different things were being entered.

I don't think that ssh would have been causing your problems.

Anyway I'm glad it's working.

Cheers,

EVo2.
 
  


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