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Re: [SLUG] linux mandrake
- To: Haitch <sipcug@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] linux mandrake
- From: Kevin Saenz <ksaenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 07:06:06 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> could anybody help me please with the following problem.
We will try. :)
> I have installed the program 5 times over the last 8 hours, and I can't get
> past the login stage, each time.
What program are you installing?
Do you mean the OS Mandrake Linux?
> my user name is accepted, my password is accepted, but then I get the
> following line
> [harry@localhost harry] $_ the cursor is flashing, but no matter what I
> enter now it goes back to login
At the install process did when creating a the user id harry
did you change the shell from /bin/sh to something like /bin/false?
> I have read my little red book, but can't find what I am supposed to enter
> after the localhost line
> I have entered my root password, but that also does not help me....
What do you mean it doesn't help? Does do the same as your user id
> I thought it was about time that I found another o/s but so far I am
> getting nowhere fast..
So you are moving from windows :)
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