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Hello, I want to install Peanut Linux. The first thing it does when I boot it up is to ask me to log on as root. I don't know what ...
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    installing Peanut Linux, root logon information?


    Hello, I want to install Peanut Linux. The first thing it does when I boot it up is to ask me to log on as root. I don't know what the password is for that. Can I still install it? What is the password?

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    Normally with such distros, the password will be given. You just have to read some of the stuff that comes up when you boot it.

    Some distros, the root pass is "toor" with others it is "root".
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    Login username is root, no password.
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    Make sure you make a root password once logged in with passwd then only use root for things you must be root for. Never use the Internet on root, that's the easiest way to get cracked on Unix.

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