Linux Gnome

  tullie 16:54 21 Jan 2008
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Ive just burnt linux to a cd.At end off config,it asks me for user name and password.It wont accept anything i put in,help anyone?

  Diodorus Siculus 17:01 21 Jan 2008

Will it accept blank entries?

Failing that, give more info about the version of linus you have and what you are trying to do.

  tullie 17:26 21 Jan 2008

No,it will not accept a blank entry.Idownloaded Linux Nome liv cd fron the following site after opening Octels link in another thread.

click here

click here

Using USA (indiana.edu) [+]

I booted pc from cdrom,went through the configeration process,it then asked me for a user name and password,wont accept anyhing that i enter.

  tullie 17:27 21 Jan 2008

Excuse typing,damn laptops!!

  tullie 18:01 21 Jan 2008

Any idea anyone?

  LastChip 18:48 21 Jan 2008

First; if you're coming from Windows, you may be more comfortable with PCLinuxOS 2007 (rather than the Gnome version).

Second, if it's the same as PCLinuxOS 2007, try a user name of guest, with a password of guest.

If still no go, try root and root, although as a general rule, you should not get into the habit of using root to use a Linux system.

  octal 20:09 21 Jan 2008

As LastChip says don't use the Gnome-2.21.2 version, use the 2007 version and use the Belgium site, I find that one is the fastest for us over here in Europe.

  octal 20:10 21 Jan 2008

I should say the only real difference is the look of the desktop, the 2007 uses the KDE desktop which I think you will be more familiar with coming from Windows.

  tullie 16:31 22 Jan 2008

Thank,will try your suggestions,and get back to you

  tullie 17:46 22 Jan 2008

Mant thanks for your advice,downloaded PCLinux 2007 and all is well,just got to work out now what to do with it etc.

  octal 18:07 22 Jan 2008

Thanks for the feedback and pop back and let us know how you get on with it.

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