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Old 05-23-2013, 04:08 PM   #1
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How do i skip the password part during installation?

i want to install mint, but in my experience ive never been able to not make my system password free. so? I DO NOT WANT A PASSWORD! and i feel that is taboo in linux..for some reason.
Old 05-23-2013, 04:23 PM   #2
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A password is a very basic part of any Unix-like OS, even the likes of Linux Mint and Ubuntu, which hobble the superuser (su) in favor of sudo.

You can set Mint to start up without having to log in with a password, but I do not believe there is a way to install it without a user password.
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Just use Windows.
The password is there for your security and if you don't appreciate that then find an OS that doesn't ask for a password.
If you'd rather not bother with a desktop OS the iPad is pretty usable for web browsing and the like but will require a password for software installs also.
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You should create a password just set up the system to start up without having to ask you to type it.
However the system will ask you for the password only if you are making modifications to the Operating System, like when you want to install new apps.

If that is something that you really refuse to do maybe you should install it.

Good luck to you.
Old 05-23-2013, 09:25 PM   #5
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You can remove the root passwd by typing the following on the console:

passwd -d root
Note, that you must be root in order to do this.


disable, password, protection

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