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Old 12-22-2004, 03:04 AM   #1
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Please someone help! Can't type in super user :(

For some reason I can't type in SU
Can't even enter my password

Maybe it's locked? Is that even possible?
Please help me T-T
I can't even install anything
I'm using Suse 9.1 personal
On pentium IV

I'm also a newbie so simple language pls ^_^
Any help would be appreciate
I'm quite desperate
Old 12-22-2004, 03:12 AM   #2
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Nevermind problem resolved
For some reason it works now o.O
Very weird lol

a well xD
as long as it works
Old 12-22-2004, 06:32 AM   #3
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Maybe its the fact that when you DO type your password, it isn't echoed back. This helps to avoid "shoulder-surfing".
<EDIT> I'm a moron and just saw your second post.</EDIT>


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