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Old 10-06-2006, 02:39 PM   #1
bigfredcrane
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login name not installed


I have installed and reinstalled when I thought I'd missed this part. Installation seems to go fine but on first boot I'm asked for a login to the host and a password, both of which I did not setup in the installation. Is there a standard login that I don't know about? I'm an old windows user and am trying Slackware for the first time.
 
Old 10-06-2006, 02:55 PM   #2
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I am not a slackware user, but I guess you missed the password part. try booting in to runlevel 1 by appending 1 to the grub when it loads. there you can create a new user, by useradd command. check /etc/passwd for a user that you might have created there.
 
Old 10-06-2006, 03:12 PM   #3
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no password

I don't even know what runlevel one is or how to get there, I'm as new as it comes to Linux. I get a boot screen and type in Linux and then a bunch of lines flow down until I'm asked for my login name and password. I thought I'd missed it the first time I installed so I did a fresh install and got the same. Can you give me a little more specifics on the installation of the required login and password? I have the root password installed it's the login to the host that's missing. Thanks
 
Old 10-06-2006, 03:20 PM   #4
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if you have the root password use the username as root and then input your password.
login:root
password:yourpass
 
Old 10-06-2006, 03:57 PM   #5
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Okay I'm in thanks
 
  


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