Re: Newbie problems
Shri Shrikumar writes:
On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 03:46, email@example.com wrote:
(1.) On the Console I am not able to log on as root, I get an authentication
failure,though on X it is logging me in. However on console if I log in as
any other user I am allowed to do so. If I understand correct, there must be
some config file for this, please suggest what to do.
If you are booting using the CD, you should be logged in automatically
No I have installed knoppix on the harddisk using the hdinstall script, so
it is as good as Debian unstable. Only I am not able to figure out how root
has been blocked to use the console (text) while on kdm it is logging in
(2.) Even after I log in as a user from console, the keyboard is not
behaving in the manner it should. When I press / I get a - on the screen,
when I press - I get some junk character.
I have checked the /etc/profile, the LANG variable was de_DE and I changed
it to en_US, still the same problem. Please suggest.
Before you boot, press F2. There is an option there to change the
This is again valid if i work from cd, there is no option like this for
(3.)When I try to install evolution I get the following error:
No Evolution doesn't come as a part of Knoppix 3.1 or earlier at least. I
has checked even after booting from CD.
Edit /etc/apt/sources.list to remove all the unnecessary sources lines.
Just leave the unstable one in. AFAIK, Evolution is installed by