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Old 01-28-2006, 11:13 AM   #1
bfalke1
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Fresh Install Never Asked to set up users


Ok, first off I'm new to Linux as a whole.

I just installed 10.0 on my other desktop. I'm stuck at the login screen, I was never asked to set up administrator or any other users. So, my questions are as follows.

Did something go wrong durring my install? Is there a default I can use? Should I just run the install again?

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 01-28-2006, 11:44 AM   #2
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Well root was created, remember putting in a root password? That means root aka the GOD...system admin, would be created. And you should know the password becaus eone of the parts of install is that account.

As for why it didn't let you create another user...I cannot say. Once you log in as root though you can create a new user.
 
Old 01-28-2006, 11:47 AM   #3
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I already started it again... its only a hour or so install... It never went into configuration the first time... when it finished install it just automatically rebooted and went to login screen
 
Old 01-28-2006, 09:50 PM   #4
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If installing from the 5 cd's the first one will boot the 10.0 install when you set your bios to boot from cd first. After cd 1 installs and the system reboots change your bios to install from your hard drive first and leave cd 1 in the cd drive. Setup will continue from there and get to user setup.
 
Old 01-28-2006, 11:49 PM   #5
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Don't change ANYTHING. That might work, but it can be a bad idea in some circumstances.
All you need to do, is let it reboot, when it boots from CD again, the first(and default) options is "Boot from HD" which you should let it do. Then it will fire up YAST again asking for the next cd, then the next, etc etc... Once all 5 are done is user creation.

If you go DVD or network install, it is all done at once. Then user and other configuration.
 
Old 01-29-2006, 02:58 PM   #6
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As for creating new users, YaST > Security and Users > Edit and create users
 
Old 01-30-2006, 10:18 AM   #7
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I actually have already Re-Installed and it is up and running fine now. For everyones information after seeing the proper install, I am convinced it was some kind of error durring the installation. It did go through all 5 cd's, after the first it rebooted like it should have. The problem was that after the 5th it immediatly rebooted again and never gave me a chance to create SU pass or user accts. The login screen it took me to was not even the same as then one i got when the install worked properly.

Thanks for all the advice though.
 
  


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