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Old 05-13-2005, 03:58 PM   #1
jacatone
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Can't get past login?


I installed Mandrake 10.1 but it keeps telling me invalid password when I know it's correct. Is there a way to just bypass this whole username/password thing and get to the desktop.
 
Old 05-13-2005, 04:00 PM   #2
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I installed Mandrake 10.1 but it keeps telling me invalid password when I know it's correct. Is there a way to just bypass this whole username/password thing and get to the desktop.
And your logging in as your username you setup during installation or the root account?
 
Old 05-13-2005, 04:04 PM   #3
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I installed Mandrake 10.1 but it keeps telling me invalid password when I know it's correct.
I don't understand your logic here. I you are being told your password is invalid, then certainly whatever you are typing in cannot be 'correct'. In any event, log in as root and run:
# passwd [username]
and reset your password...
 
  


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