Downloaded the image, md5sum looks fine, created a bootable usb stick 2x with dd from my arch machine, 1x with yumi from win10 , run the integrity check, all looks good. If you want to set password expiration on per-user basis, use chage command instead. If yes, it should bring root bash and how did you exited from bash after password changed - Ctrl+Alt+Delete? There was no error message on the command line for either of the first 4 attempts; the password simply didn't work after I rebooted. Is there some default password set for every user or any other mechanism by means of which a password is always assigned? InterProg, please take heed of buzzingrobot's post. You assing a password to this first user. This tool helps a lot with that. He likes to procrastinate when he is supposed to be busy and productive.
Policy change will take effect immediately after change. If u can help I would greatly appreciate it. Boots into a black screen and have to manually reboot and then shows regular welcome screen. Unlike the release notes which show the same generic information to everybody, information reports are targeted at particular users, particular hardware, particular cases. Linux Mint is free of charge thanks to your donations and adverts on the website and we hope you'll enjoy it.
That is, you can change the admin password, but not the root password. And if you need to login as root. But you can only do it from a user that is a member of the sudo group. In this tutorial, I will describe how to set password policy on Linux. There are a number of workarounds for this. In my opinion something like this I have mint 17. .
That is not really how they are meant to be used. Modprobe errors, warning messages during the boot sequence The errors and warnings which appear in the boot sequence especially the ones related to modprobe and mounts in the live boot sequence are cosmetic bugs and can be ignored. Still, if you are making an informed decision then that's fine. Window Progress LibXapp now allows applications to communicate their progress to the window manager. When the Libinput driver xserver-xorg-input-libinput is installed, it is used. If you want to set a root password see this question However, read all the answers carefully first to make sure you want to do this.
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Sometimes the development team knows how to solve a particular problem, but the solution cannot or should not be taken on the user's behalf. If you already enjoyed Timeshift in the past, we hope you'll enjoy it now even more. Last edited: 8 years ago. We know our product better than anyone else but we're not providing customer support, this is something better done by specialized companies. System Snapshots Linux Mint 18. Delivery powered by Google Feedburner. If not, or you have forgotten it, then you need to set a password.
I installed Linux Mint on a live usb stick but I can not make password. It will display below screen. Many services reject empty passwords, though. After Step 7 did its thing for a while then came up with the following: bash:cannot set terminal process group -1 Inappropriate ioctl for device. To find out more about this issue, refer to the following.
But You have the command newusers witch can help you create one or many users using the default password you want in plain text mode. So, the following method is good because it is done very quickly and allows you to change the password to one or more users. Flatpak Support Thanks to you can install bleeding-edge applications even if their dependencies are not compatible with Linux Mint. But I was able to use sudo after adding an administrator with administrator privileges and that is good enough for me, I think. Now if I can just find out a way how to add users since I can find now way in the system settings there is no option to add users. And I'm sure you've been told this before: Don't bother with the root account or setting a password for it in either Mint or Ubuntu. Now, installation got completed and Remove your installation media then hit Restart Now button.