HELP!

rbil rbil at shaw.ca
Thu Jan 11 00:32:13 UTC 2007


On Sun, 2007-07-01 at 16:21 -0500, Myles Braithwaite wrote:
> The real issue here is that ubuntu dose not tell or allow your to set
> the root password. So being able to login this way will not work.
> 
What's with all the top posting we're seeing in this mailing list? One
would almost think it was a Windoze mailing list, driven with Outlook
Express.

Of course you can assign a password to root if you wish to work that
way.

Cheers.


> Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> > Kyle Vanditmars wrote:
> >> Try typing "init 3" or "init 5" without the quotes.  Init 3 is a text
> >> login mode and init 5 is the normal graphical mode.
> >>
> >> -Kyle
> >>
> >>   
> > I get root at XyzWeek:/# Login timed out after 60 seconds..
> > Ubuntu 6.1 XyzWeek ttyl
> >  then the whole cycle all over again.
> > XyzWeek login: etc.
> >> On Sat, 2007-01-06 at 21:19 -0800, Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> >>   
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >>> From: "Myles A. Braithwaite" <myles at monkeyinyoursoul.com>
> >>> To: "The Canadian Ubuntu Users Community" <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
> >>> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 5:57 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: HELP!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>     
> >>>> It sounds like you are in the safe mode of the kernel. On boot select the 
> >>>> normal kernel and it should show you the desktop.
> >>>>
> >>>> That may well be the problem, but the Booting of the system does not allow 
> >>>> me into the first splash screen to select  the normal kernel.
> >>>>       
> >>>   I assume I am in BASH, and it saysType 'exit 'when finished.
> >>> root @XyzWeek:"# exit
> >>> exit
> >>>
> >>> The system has reached a state where there are no jobs running. Ashell will 
> >>> be spawned so that you may start such jobs that are necessary.
> >>>
> >>> and the whole cycle starts all over again, each time I do as directed... I 
> >>> tried rebooting, the same thing all over again.
> >>> Now the screen says:
> >>>     
> >>>> ----- Don and/or Mila Trombley <donmila at shaw.ca> wrote:
> >>>>       
> >>>>> I don't know what I did, when I went  and tried to see what BASH  was
> >>>>>
> >>>>> about, and not knowing what command closes BASH, closed down the
> >>>>> computer,....and when
> >>>>> I tried to reboot the following day, and for some time afterwards, The
> >>>>>
> >>>>> system would not allow me to get the desktop. Apparently,
> >>>>> root@ XyzWeek:/# crops up. I typed in the " OEM "  and my password...
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Then I get Login Incorrect. . . I tried "oem" . . . after a number of
> >>>>> tries
> >>>>> comes the following: Login timed out after 60 seconds. Then Ubuntu
> >>>>> 6.10
> >>>>> XyzWeek ttyl ...How do I handle this, so I can continue?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -- 
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> >>>>> ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> >>>>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ca
> >>>>>         
> >>>> -- 
> >>>> Myles A. Braithwaite
> >>>> http://claimid.com/myles
> >>>>
> >>>>
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> >>>>       
> >>>     
> >>
> >>
> >>   
> >
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