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Re: technical question



working with linux is harder then flying a plane for me lol....ive never used it before im a windows person and my friend is trying to successfully pull me away from it

On 10/4/07, Casey Dahlin <cjdahlin ncsu edu> wrote:
That would be the command prompt :)

Linux users who haven't seen a shell before. Fancy this wondrous modern
age we live in. Type the following:

passwd root

and you can change the root password. Then type

passwd <your friend's username here>

and you can change his password.

Sam Gordon wrote:
> im probably buggin the hell out of u and im sorry....it rebooted it
> after i wrote single in the line for the kernels but now its stuck at
> sh-3.1#
> and doesnt load anything
>
> On 10/4/07, *Casey Dahlin* <cjdahlin ncsu edu
> <mailto:cjdahlin ncsu edu >> wrote:
>
>     Modify kernel arguments. You want to add 'single' to the end of the
>     arguments list.
>
>     Sam Gordon wrote:
>     > hey wow that was fast cool...ok im in some screen and its says GNU
>     > GRUB vr. 0.97
>     > Fedora Core( 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5)
>     > i guess its like a boot window...i cant like edit commands before
>     > booting, modify kernel arguments before booting, or go to
>     command line...
>     > is this where i type what u said or the main login window after the
>     > system starts up?
>     > cuz i tried /etc/passwd and that didnt work at all...and u attached
>     > something do i input that sumwhere?
>     >
>     > On 10/4/07, *Casey Dahlin* < cjdahlin ncsu edu
>     <mailto: cjdahlin ncsu edu>
>     > <mailto:cjdahlin ncsu edu <mailto:cjdahlin ncsu edu>>> wrote:
>     >
>     >     Sam Gordon wrote:
>     >     > hi i got a question..my friend installed fedora on my pc
>     and put in
>     >     > the username password and now he doesnt remember it lol..and i
>     >     have no
>     >     > idea what it is because he installed it...is there a way to
>     >     override
>     >     > the login or somehow bypass it and change the information?
>     plz just
>     >     > tell me what my options r in the matter
>     >
>     >     This list is for development discussion. For help and
>     support you
>     >     should
>     >     try fedoraforum.org <http://fedoraforum.org>
>     <http://fedoraforum.org> or #fedora on
>     >     irc.freenode.net <http://irc.freenode.net>
>     <http://irc.freenode.net> . That being said,
>     >     from the grub screen, edit your default boot settings and
>     add the word
>     >     'single' (without quotes) to the end of the line mentioning
>     >     'vmlinuz' .
>     >     When you boot, you will get a text-only shell with root
>     privileges.
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