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Old 06-10-2005, 05:08 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Is cd required after install of simplyMephis 3.3?

I just installed simplymephis and it seems that it only works with a cd inside, is that necessary? How do I create another user name so I don't have to use root/root? A good link for games and other free software would be....? Thanks gang, first time user here.. :-)
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There is a Mepis forum here on LQ, I suggest you spend some time there.
No doubt will lead at some point to - seems to be the "ordained" user site.

As for your problem, I admit I don't understand. Once installed, there is no requirement (that I have found) for the install CD to be present. My "better half", with zero Linux knowledge, uses Mepis successfully daily.
I created her user account when I did the install.
Old 06-10-2005, 06:22 AM   #3
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Are you sure you installed it? A user name/password is created during installation as well as installation of the bootloader. Without more information the best answer I can give is it sounds like you did something wrong.
Details are important.
Old 06-10-2005, 08:53 AM   #4
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If you're using root/root as your log-in, you haven't installed Mepis--you're just using the live CD. Next time you boot up, click on the "install me" icon on the desktop.
Old 06-10-2005, 11:05 AM   #5
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installed mephis corrrectly? cd required?

I think I installed it correctly, but it only boots to linux with cd in and once in it only asks me for root password or demo password. this cd never really gave me the chance to choose anything, it just installed questions.

- Mike
Old 06-10-2005, 08:51 PM   #6
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Smile why is linux and all of it programs free? What makes is more secure than MS?

newbie hear just trying to learn linux - mephis 3.3 :-)


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