Fwd: after downloading my ubuntu 5.10

Joshua Henderson ubuntu at joshhendo.com
Tue Apr 25 06:36:48 BST 2006


If you just installed it, then you have nothing important on that
installation of Ubuntu right? It may be just easier to re install it.

-Josh

On 4/25/06, Steven Tucker <steventucker at iinet.net.au> wrote:
>
> David Whyte wrote:
>
> >Graham sent this to me but I think it should have gone to the list.
> >
> >Sorry Graham, if you installed then I have no idea what has gone
> >wrong,  It sounds like you possible did a dual boot or something, but
> >this is way over my head!
> >
> >Sorry,
> >Whytey
> >
> >---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >From: Graham Paul Richards <gricha15 at bigpond.net.au>
> >Date: Apr 24, 2006 5:01 PM
> >Subject: Re: after downloading my ubuntu 5.10
> >To: David Whyte <david.whyte at gmail.com>
> >
> >
> >I used the ubuntu disc that was sent to me.Yes I did register a user name
> >but that does not work.I even tried my email address.I did notice when I
> ran
> >ubuntu memtest 86+ the following was detected"4294699.100000 IPv6 over
> IPv4
> >tunnelingdriver (fail)" don't know what this means.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "David Whyte" <david.whyte at gmail.com>
> >To: "Graham Paul Richards" <gricha15 at bigpond.net.au>
> >Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 12:48 PM
> >Subject: Re: after downloading my ubuntu 5.10
> >
> >
> >On 4/24/06, Graham Paul Richards <gricha15 at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I get the front page,says user name,session, language,but nothing
> >>happens.I
> >>assume the download was successful,it seemed to go through OK.
> >>kind regards
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Graham,
> >
> >When you were installing ubuntu (assuming this is the install version)
> >you would have entered details about a 'user', such as name, username
> >and password.  Try using those.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Whytey
> >
> >
> >
> It really sounds as though you just have the user name and/or the
> password wrong, even though you are absolutely certain you don't
> (happens to the best of us).  Just boot into single user mode, create a
> root user and password then reboot and log in with that. Then you can
> see who the user is, because that will be in the /home directory, and
> then use that name with the passwd command to issue a new password to
> that user. Reboot and log in as usual.
>
> all the best
>
> Tuxta
>
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Joshua Henderson
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