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Old 11-01-2003, 10:26 PM   #1
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Easy Linux Install question


I'm a complete and utter Linux N00b. I appreciate the help from folks like youse. Anywho, here it is:

I installed Red Hat Linux 8.0 on an older Compaq box (small HD, 700 mhz Celeron CPU) that was given to me. The problem is this: When I was doing the install, I believe it's section 3.25, Account Config, I DID set a root Password, I did NOT create a personal account. Now, when I run Linux, I get a screen looking for a username and Password. Since I did not set any up, there is nothing to put here. So, I basically cannot get past the login screen. How do I fix this? Can I create an account now? I read somewhere to go to the "User Manager" and type "redhat-config-users" Where the heck is that? How do I access it?

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Old 11-01-2003, 10:40 PM   #2
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haha, dood just log in as root with the password then do an adduser command and set up an account.
there ya go
 
Old 11-01-2003, 10:44 PM   #3
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haha, dood just log in as root with the password then do an adduser command and set up an account.
there ya go
Who do I love? roorings. That's who.

I knew it was easy for experiences peeps like yourself. I'm so new at Linux, I even have that new smell!
 
Old 11-01-2003, 10:57 PM   #4
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not a big deal, this website is just super helpful. Im not even that experienced
glad i could help
 
  


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