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Old 03-06-2004, 05:19 AM   #1
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Unhappy New install username problem


I've just installed SuSE 9.0 for the first time.

Everything went well, until i was faced with the login screen, asking for my username and password.....

I haven't specified any usernames yet, and the only password i have is my root p/w.

I tried username of root, but it just says login failed.

Am I being really slow? what am i missing! help!

Old 03-06-2004, 07:58 AM   #2
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I take it you put the password in as well..
That's wrong though, it's supposed to go through the setup and ask to create a new user before it gets to the login screen.
Press [CTRL]+[ALT]+F1 to get to a command-line (scary for beginners i know, but don't worry)
Try logging in as root there and post back if it works.


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