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Lobster
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Joined: 04 May 2005
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PostPosted: Sat 22 Oct 2005, 09:07    Post_subject:  rumoured and reported Puppy login  

Be Careful - Not sure what is going on
Embarassed

Does this work for you?

In Puppy 1.0.5 pressing ctrl + alt + f2
will give us the much rumoured and reported Puppy login

What now?

Typing "root"
and then "startx" got me back into Puppy

Found the command here In the Newbies top 10 Commands
- Hey I am a back to Basics kinda Crusty
http://www.cmm.uklinux.net/steve/ntt.html

You will find that typing "Bash" in rxvt will give you a bash prompt but we have no locate. Would this be useful?
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MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
Posts: 13642
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Sat 22 Oct 2005, 10:05    Post_subject:  

Hi lobster,

with CTRL-ALT-Fx you can switch to one of the virtual consoles.

This is quite normal.
Like this you could for example start X as a user "lobster" by default, and just if something needs to be done as root, switch to a virtual console.
There you might type in commands to restart a http-server for example.

Mark
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Rich

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Oct 2005, 13:48    Post_subject:  

To get Locate, you'll need the Findutils Dotpup.
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