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Date:      Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:32:24 +0530
From:      Masoom Shaikh <>
To:        Alhaji Barrie <>
Subject:   Re: First time user problems
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On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 1:00 AM, Alhaji Barrie <>wrote:

> I am a  new user of Free BSD. I just completed the install of Free BSD on a
> Dell  PC but I cannot get past the initial login prompt. I typed the user
> name I supplied during the installation process to no avail. In the last
> two
> days, I have browsed the web and used some of the suggestion provided. I
> also consulted the documentation in this web site.
> To put it simply, I am missing the syntax for the user name and password.
> Can someone help with the step by step process of getting past the original
> login screen?
> Alhaji I Barrie
> Network Security Analyst
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fresh FreeBSD install has no root password, it is empty if you have not
changed it during install. I guess you already know username for root is
'root' and there is not no specialised syntax for login

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