Cant log in for the live cd.

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Cant log in for the live cd.

Postby twilek580 on Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:56 pm

So yah ok, I just burned linuxmint to a 4.8 gig cd (or is it dvd) and deleted my other linux partitions, I dual-boot so this didnt seem so crazy and since I've crashed my computer before recovery is more than easy to do.
So my problem is that when I pop in the debian cd and go ahead it takes me to a log in screen which since it is freshly burned I dont have a password to. Now, since I cant access the grub os screen. Since when I tried this before with cinnamon it was an improper install I'm inclined to believe it is a problem with my burner. Please help!
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Re: Cant log in for the live cd.

Postby nunol on Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:03 am

It's hard to understand what you mean.

Did you check the md5sum of the iso files before burning? What OS are you trying to install?
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Re: Cant log in for the live cd.

Postby Pakalatak on Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:52 am

try to push CTRL + ALT + F7 to switch to the live desktop
I had the same problem yesterday version 2012/04, for some reason the installer launches a "secondary" session.
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Re: Cant log in for the live cd.

Postby AbeOwitz on Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:33 pm

Try user "mint", no password.
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