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Installing Fedora 20 Rawhide - Login/Password?

asked 2013-08-15 19:49:40 -0500

wulftone gravatar image

updated 2013-08-15 20:46:04 -0500

Hi all,

I downloaded the latest Fedora I could find (for testing) and it's asking me for a login and password. I've tried all the following with both blank passwords and with login = password: "root", "liveusb", "livecd", "user", "admin", and none of them work! I've scoured the wiki and Google... I haven't found any concrete answers. How do I get this thing to install? Thanks!

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Where did you download it?

yanglifu90 gravatar imageyanglifu90 ( 2013-08-15 22:50:04 -0500 )edit

I got it from here: http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/

wulftone gravatar imagewulftone ( 2013-08-16 00:23:16 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-08-15 22:15:08 -0500

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For live images, the usernames for root and ordinary user are "root" and "liveuser", resp. In both cases, the password should be unnecessary. That's when the images are working properly - with Rawhide, there's no guarantee.

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Thank you. I examined the kickstart .ks files and discovered "liveuser", and that still did not work.... but yeah, I think you're right, that the images are just not functioning perfectly. I appreciate your response!

wulftone gravatar imagewulftone ( 2013-08-16 00:19:16 -0500 )edit

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