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Anthony1uk 06-03-2005 08:12 AM

Live CD login Username/Password???
 
In the last two days i have tried both Knoppix and Mepis Live CD's. And both to either log on or use cetain features are asking me for a username and password????

I am totally stumpt. Mainly as i havent set one!. They were downloadable free ISO's from their distro web pages so i dont know what they could want me to put in.

It may be mentioned somewhere right infront of my nose but i just cant fathom what the username and password could be for these two Live CD's

Thanks from a very embarressed
Anthony.

halo14 06-03-2005 08:48 AM

In knoppix, you simply run 'sudo su'

i assume that mepis is the same, but have never used it.

hitheringwaters 06-03-2005 10:29 AM

MEPIS Live CD login
 
Anthony,

On the live MEPIS CD, demo login is "demo" and root login is "root"

:study:

harken 06-03-2005 11:01 AM

Or, if you like, (at least in Knoppix), run 'sudo passwd root', then type in a root password and the next time you're asked for superuser password, use that one.


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