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I can not logon to mandrake. It stops at welcome screen. Is there anything equal to the control alt delete to show root or a user account? I am a ...
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    Mandrake 10.1 Login


    I can not logon to mandrake. It stops at welcome screen. Is there anything equal to the control alt delete to show root or a user account? I am a noob so please advise.

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    Thats odd.. did you create a user account/password during the install? If you need to log in to make one press ctrl+alt+F1 log in as root, enter a password then create a user and password.
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    try starting up using the failsafe option. then log in using the console and once you do type in the command "startx" to bring up ur GUI.

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    thanks for you help guys. i will be getting off work soon and the and i will update you on the verdict ASAP. once again thanks for your help.

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    No problemo. I can speak for everyone (I think), we live to help!

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    sorry it was unsuccessful. i think i am going to reinstall it this weekend. i am worried about losing my boot log for windows though. thanks again.

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    thanks for your help. i have reinstalled and i created mutliple users and its working great now.

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