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Old 01-03-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
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password not recognised


I have just installed freespire 2 . All went very well except my password is not recognised. I wrote it down during the install so I know it is correct. Any help would be apreciated.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 06:01 PM   #2
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Are you trying to log in as root to a GUI? That's often disabled; you'll need to set up a user account from the command line. Hit Alt+Ctrl+F1 to get to a login, log in as root and then set up a user account with adduser. You should be able to log in with that account.

If that doesn't work (or is not the problem since you're not using root), something's botched; boot to Single User Mode (you can use this description: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/grub-bo...gle-user-mode/) and use passwd user to set a new password.

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