Re: This is sort of am accessibility problem
On 10/15/2021 05:47 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 10/14/2021 11:43 PM, Gregory A. Lewis wrote:
On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 13:38 Richard Owlett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On 10/14/2021 10:19 AM, Gregory A. Lewis wrote:
Yesterday I installed Debian 11.1.0, 3 times. I installed with
debian-11.1.0-i386-netinst.iso and I was connected to the internet
cable and and ethernet. I installed 3 times because I couldn't get the
root password to set. I know what the passwords that I used were. I
opened the visual view of my passwords so I wouldn't make a mistake,
after setting up and finishing install they did not work. As last
on the third try I tried 'sudo passwd root' and that flew. It's a
but at least the solution is simple right now. You don't want your
password floating in a setup stream anyway Thsnk you.
Csn you recommend a manual for setting up auxiliary accounts on the
machine ? Thank you again.
I just did an install using
without *ANY* problems.
Check your source.
As stated above I used the i386 netinst image to install my Debian 11.1.0
Apologies. I didn't pay close attention to that detail.
If your machine has a 32bit processor you do want to use the i386 image.
I also suggest this thread would be appropriate on debian-user.
The command you need is
lscpu |head -n2
My machine displays
$ lscpu |head -n2
CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
system downloaded from Debian.org but what I did not say was that I
verification of the image and I downloaded under HTTP. I did have the
problem with the root password not being written to the system, or some
With the modern multi core cpu's, should I have actually used the amd64
image? I couldn't get amd64 OR the i386 image to boot off of a
used) memory stick, so I burned it to a CD. The hardware device that the
system was being installed on is a refurbished Dell Optiplex 380. I
add one more detall in that device that I used to download the
a vintage Mac.