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n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« on: August 08, 2007, 12:06:30 am »
Can anyone tell me what the default root password is to login to a console on LinuxMCE

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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2007, 12:23:03 am »
IIRC, there is no such password :) You should login as ordinary user and use "sudo" instead.

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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2007, 02:01:09 am »
No the password to login to the console not the admin website. Dont seem to allow me to use the normal login or root with no password.

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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2007, 02:58:40 am »
The root password is disabeled.  Use "sudo" from a normal user account to do things as root.
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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2007, 03:18:32 am »
Hi

I have installed from the latest dvd image which installed the system for me. I have not setup and users or anything. I have tried loging in as the user I created in the web interface and that does not work.
I am hitting a wall here. I really need access to a terminal at moment

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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2007, 03:30:10 am »
And you can't get to the KDE desktop either?
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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2007, 05:24:01 am »
Hi

Thanks for the help. I found the kde desktop and the terminal program and my problems were solved.

This is a great system and the forum here is great and people are really quick to respond.

This IMHO beats the arse off of pluto

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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2007, 07:00:15 am »
You're welcome, took me a while to find my way around as well.
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Re: n00b with Stupid Question about passwords
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2007, 02:23:32 am »
This is a "little" unsecure, but the password and username to login to linuxmce box is.
user: linuxmce
pass: linuxmce

To get "root"
just: sudo su

And you are now "root user"

Seems to be widely open to the lan, luckily it runs iptables for external connections.