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Old 02-25-2010, 11:37 AM   #1
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Hello! I have a problem. Please sombody help me!


I have bought last 2 weeks ago a Notebook ASUS K50IN whit a RedFlag Linux (2.6.23.1-4_9) .Boot Options ro root=LABEL=/1 vga=788 resume=/dev/sda2.
If a ENTER it apears to me the next text
Red Flag Desktop 6.0 SP1 (tty1)
Kernel 2.6.23.1-4 on an i686
localhost login:

What should i do next? Please Help me!
 
Old 02-25-2010, 11:42 AM   #2
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Were you given a login and password on purchasing the Notebook?

At the login: prompt, enter the login name, hit enter, then enter the password at the next prompt. Don't worry if no characters show when typing the password. Hit enter again. You should be in a shell.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 11:49 AM   #3
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Hello! I have a problem. Please sombody help me!

Quote:
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Were you given a login and password on purchasing the Notebook?

At the login: prompt, enter the login name, hit enter, then enter the password at the next prompt. Don't worry if no characters show when typing the password. Hit enter again. You should be in a shell.
No i havent been given a login and a password ... and if i am doing what you said it gives me an incorect login
 
Old 02-25-2010, 11:53 AM   #4
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i have tried to enter root and it gives me the next message Last Login = present moment root@localhost ....
 
Old 02-25-2010, 11:57 AM   #5
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Then it sounds like you are in!

Like this?

Last login: Thu Feb 25 10:01:36 2010 from 67.72.73.63
[root@hostname ~]#
 
Old 02-25-2010, 11:58 AM   #6
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If what you're seeing looks like this:
Code:
root@localhost#
then you are logged in as root without a password.

Beaten by a faster typer again!

Last edited by brianL; 02-25-2010 at 12:00 PM.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 12:03 PM   #7
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i have tried to enter root and it gives me the next message Last Login = present moment root@localhost ....
Well, there you have it. It looks like you are logged in as "root." It appears that root has no password, so that would be the first thing to rectify. Enter the command passwd and follow the instructions. From there you can add users, explore the filesystem, etc. There are many great sites to get you started, like this:

Linux Newbie Administrator Guide

Remember, google is your friend.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 01:19 PM   #8
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Well, there you have it. It looks like you are logged in as "root." It appears that root has no password, so that would be the first thing to rectify. Enter the command passwd and follow the instructions. From there you can add users, explore the filesystem, etc. There are many great sites to get you started, like this:

Linux Newbie Administrator Guide

Remember, google is your friend.
thank you very much to all of you
thank you for your help


but i have another problem I am afraid that i don't know what to tipe next it apears to me root@localhost ... what should i do next to enter in my computer or to boot from cd thanks
 
Old 02-25-2010, 02:09 PM   #9
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You need to add a ordinary, everyday user. Try this (not sure if this command is available in Red Flag):
Code:
adduser yourname
This will create your home directory, and ask several questions, which (I think) you can accept the defaults and just press enter. When you've finished that, exit as root, log into your new account, then enter startx. That should take you to a desktop.

Last edited by brianL; 02-25-2010 at 02:10 PM.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 02:10 PM   #10
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thank you very much to all of you
thank you for your help


but i have another problem I am afraid that i don't know what to tipe next it apears to me root@localhost ... what should i do next to enter in my computer or to boot from cd thanks
I'm guessing you were expecting something a little more graphical. Maybe there is a hardware issue that prevents the system from starting the desktop, and you may be in "single-user mode", which is kind of like a safe or recovery mode.

Please enter the command:
Code:
runlevel
and let us know what output you get. If it's "1" then you are in single-user mode.

Does the computer vendor offer any kind of support?

RedFlag Linux is based on AsianLinux, so maybe there would be some more help in that forum?
 
Old 02-25-2010, 02:50 PM   #11
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I tryed to enter adduser yourname but it doesn't work....

and if i enter runlevel it apears to me N 3 and
root@localhost .... i don't know what to do
THANKS FOR HELP
 
Old 02-25-2010, 02:52 PM   #12
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When i enter startx it gives me an error like this

no screens found
XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests
 
Old 02-25-2010, 02:54 PM   #13
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type "man adduser"
 
Old 02-25-2010, 04:25 PM   #14
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding, start with the ones in red;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
  


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