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Old 02-05-2011, 08:12 PM   #1
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slackware 13.1 can't login

I just installed slackware 13.1 and it wont let me login? how do i figure out what my login is? I changed my login when i was in the installation process and i didnt forget it. can anyone help thanks
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You use the root password you set during installation. Are you sure you are entering it in exactly as you did originally?
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yes i am
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At prompt type
it'll prompt for password


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