New Dell netbook running Ubuntu8.04LTS and factory user password problem.

Gordon Burgess-Parker gordon at
Tue Jun 30 19:16:03 UTC 2009

Luis Maceira wrote:
> Last week I purchased a Dell Inspiron 910n netbook running Ubuntu8.04LTS.The
> problem is: when I power on the netbook I get automatically to the d1ell
> account(prompt d1ell at d1ell),but I do not know the password(I do not see any
> user account login information in the netbook package).In the netbook BIOS
> there is the option to reset the BIOS password and the user password but
> for now I prefer not to change anything in the BIOS,have anyone experienced
> something similar with a Dell netbook?
> I have approximately 200MB of stuff to upgrade and I cannot do it because
> the upgrade manager asks my user password,which I do not know what it is.
Interesting. When I bought a Toshiba Netbook running Ubuntu 8.04, it
asked me to create a new User on first boot-up.....did you not get that?

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