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Old 11-12-2016, 11:12 AM   #1
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just installed debian for first time from disc now asking for login and password What do i use?


nstalled debian for first time from disc now asking for login and password What do i use?
 
Old 11-12-2016, 12:45 PM   #2
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Pretty much every Linux system I have used requires that you create at least one user with a password during or immediately on first reboot. So use that. If you didn't create a user with password, the install probably wasn't completed. Maybe some Debian user will have more details for you.
 
Old 11-12-2016, 01:01 PM   #3
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Debian asks first for a root password. The root user is the administrator, so choose a good strong password for this. A phrase is better than an actual word; it's harder to guess.

The user name and password is for non-administrative work. You can use your preferred name. Again, use a good password. And don't tell anyone what it is!
 
Old 11-12-2016, 02:27 PM   #4
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To echo the above -- you will be asked by the installer for a password for the root account and a username and password for another account. If you weren't then you may not be using the Debian disc at all.
 
Old 11-12-2016, 08:17 PM   #5
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yep. got a ask. Didn't you get prompted for some passwords and a user name while installing it? I haven't personally ever installed any Linux, of all of the Linux I have installed that does not at least ask for a user and password sometime during install.
 
Old 11-13-2016, 05:19 PM   #6
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nstalled debian for first time from disc now asking for login and password What do i use?
Use your login and password.
 
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