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Old 09-21-2010, 11:17 AM   #1
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just downloaded ubuntu it is asking for a password and user at log in?


I have just burnt ubuntu to a cd and am trying to use it on a seperate laptop it boots fine but then asks for a user and password i have not set up anything like this

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

on the link above they suggest just clicking enter or waiting for it to time out however neither of these have worked.

does anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 09-21-2010, 11:21 AM   #2
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on installation, did you supplied for the username and password? are you using alternate cd for the installation ?
 
Old 09-21-2010, 11:56 AM   #3
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If you're using the cd as a liveCD:

My experience with 9.04 is that it happens at occasion with the liveCD; till now, a reboot has solved it for me at those occasions.
 
Old 09-22-2010, 10:27 AM   #4
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All i did was burn the downloaded iso file to a disk and put it into my laptop i was never prompted to put in a password or user name it just simply went straight to the log in screen.

i have tried shutting down and restarting but i still come up with the log in any ideas??

thank you
 
Old 09-22-2010, 10:46 AM   #5
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Have you checked the medium for errors using its MD5sum and did you burn it slow at say 4 or 8 X ?
 
Old 09-23-2010, 04:38 PM   #6
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I have used this live CD to install on other laptops three time.... Now this CD is giving this kind of response... What is this?
 
Old 09-23-2010, 07:51 PM   #7
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Have you tried username 'ubuntu' with no password? If I recall correctly, that worked in older versions, but I may be confused.
 
Old 09-24-2010, 02:06 AM   #8
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Thumbs up Yup

Will try this.......
 
Old 09-24-2010, 06:51 PM   #9
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Booted it from USB

Done installation from USB. Went very smooth. No errors. Now downloading XUbuntu because Ubuntu is running quite slow on it. The laptop is quite old. Only 256 RAM.

Any way Thanks....
 
Old 09-24-2010, 09:06 PM   #10
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There has been a bug on some systems for quite a while. Some posts go back to version 8. I did see this issue myself and was confounded also until I read up on it. I think it was an issue with the video chip. I can't remember if there was even a work around.

Last edited by jefro; 09-24-2010 at 09:07 PM.
 
Old 09-27-2010, 06:42 AM   #11
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Hi thank you hughetorrence I re downloaded the iso file and burnt it at x4 it now works and does not ask for a password or user log in
thanks x
 
  


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