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Old 07-02-2004, 06:00 PM   #1
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Just installed Linux, Can't get into root account.

I have tried to search for this, but could not find anything.

On Wednesday, I installed Yellow Dog Linux on a iMac. Installation went smooth, but I went to the login screen that I get after installation, I completly remember the username and password (or I think I did) and YDL would not accept it.

Long story short, how do I recover my username and password or change it?

I guess I should also say that because of this, I'm unable to eject one of my install CDs (install disc 2)

Thank you.

Old 07-02-2004, 06:17 PM   #2
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hi Raderick, welcome to lq. here is a good explanation that may help you.

good luck.


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