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Old 12-25-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
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Linux Login after format

I recently formatted my harddrive from Windows 2000 and installed Suse 9.1. I installed everything and now after restarting and completing installation, it is now asking me for a Linux login. I never entered a linux login during installation, so I dont know what to put. I tried leaving it blank and adding admin, but everything I do says incorrect. So, I was wondering if anyone could tell me what to do for a linux login so I can use Suse officially.
Old 12-25-2004, 08:03 PM   #2
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you need to add users hit Crtl+Alt+F1 and login with username root, password whatever root password you supplied
and then
man useradd
and make yourself a user
Old 12-25-2004, 08:03 PM   #3
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Did you try root? And you really didn't enter any root login info during the install?
Old 12-26-2004, 09:15 AM   #4
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There were some errors returned from packages durring the install, which could be the cause of my issues, but I was never asked to select a login, or a root password. I reinstalled it, and the same errors returned, and it still asked me for a linux login, so I dont know what the problem is. And yes, I tried root for the login, admin, leaving it blank, /ROOT, ROOT, and almost everything else I could think of, and nothing happened. Soon it sent me to a message saying I had tried too fast, and it had been disabled for 5 minutes.

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