not able to login with ubuntu 15.04

abhishek jain ashujain9727 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 09:49:58 UTC 2015


Hi Karl

I'm not even able to login at console at boot time.
Below are the boot logs...

Started Serial Getty on ttyS1.
         Starting Serial Getty on ttyS1...
[  OK  ] Started Getty on tty1.
         Starting Getty on tty1...
[  OK  ] Started getty on tty2-tty6 if dbus and logind are not available.
[  OK  ] Started Getty on tty6.
         Starting Getty on tty6...
[  OK  ] Started Getty on tty5.
         Starting Getty on tty5...
[  OK  ] Started Getty on tty4.
         Starting Getty on tty4...
[  OK  ] Started Getty on tty3.
         Starting Getty on tty3...
[  OK  ] Reached target Login Prompts.
[  OK  ] Reached target Multi-User System.
[  OK  ] Reached target Graphical Interface.
         Starting Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes...
[  OK  ] Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes.

Ubuntu 15.04 localhost.localdomain ttyS1

localhost login: root
Password:



On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:

> On Thu, 2015-11-26 at 14:38 +0530, abhishek jain wrote:
> > I'm not able to login the ubuntu image with ubuntu15.04 root file
> system.I
> [...]
> > localhost login: root
> > Password:
> > Login incorrect
>
> During the Ubuntu install process, you would have been asked for a
> username and password. Log in as that username, with that password.
>
> Then, if you need to execute something as root, use sudo. E.g.,:
>
>    sudo some_command
>
> sudo will prompt you for YOUR password (not root's). If you put in the
> right password, sudo will run some_command as root.
>
> If you really want to be able to log in as root, which is generally
> regarded as a bad idea, do this:
>
>    sudo bash
>    su -
>    passwd
>
> ... and enter the desired root password (the "su -" is optional, but a
> good idea).
>
> With a root password you will be able to log in as root, and also use su
> directly.
>
> Regards, K.
>
>
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