On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 09:53 -0500, Jim wrote:
On 11/01/2009 07:18 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 07:15 -0500, Richard Ryniker wrote:
>>> It's dead easy to install a system with no means to login to a GUI and
>>> configure stuff.
>> Boot to runlevel 3 and log in as root, then create the account you want
>> for graphical login ("useradd<worker-id>" and
>> If things are so bad this does not work, boot to runlevel 1 and figure
>> out what is wrong, or re-install.
> Or hit Ctrl-Alt-F<n> and log in as root from a console.
I prefer Konqueror, I don't like using the Terminal when I'm showing a
new user how to do something in Linux, it scares them off.
If you re-read the thread, you'll see I wasn't addressing your original
post but replying to John Summerfield's comment about not having any way
of logging in as root when no user is configured.