Default username created during a new installation of Linux?

Q. I am new to Linux. After installing Fedora Core 4, it is prompting for username and password at GUI window Login screen. I don’t want to install Linux again. What is the default username created during a new installation of Fedora Core Linux?

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A. It is created for system admin account called root and the password you entered during installation is for root user.

Username: root
Password: Password you entered during installation.

If you forgot password just follow these instruction to reset root password.

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7 comments… add one
  • wamdeo Dec 10, 2008 @ 17:22

    i just bought an acer desktop with a linux limpus os installed on it. every time i try to boot the system it asks me for a user name and password which i consider weird. can anyone help me with it pls. my mail is blackspitteronline@yahoo.com. choa

  • silverx Jan 1, 2009 @ 9:18

    Thanks brother i was facing same problem Now its okkkkkkkkkkkkk

  • nadeem Jul 20, 2011 @ 5:19

    how many default users are created during linux installation?.

    • aatif khan Feb 24, 2017 @ 20:27

      During linux installation By default users are created 0 to 499

  • Charles Apr 4, 2012 @ 8:24

    i am trying to install ubuntu in myserver , it asks for the host name which is automatated, after this it says i must login-i do that but the problem comes to when i click the @ it does not respond thus leading to login failure. help

  • zubair Oct 6, 2014 @ 18:49

    thankss

  • byron Mar 18, 2016 @ 11:42

    you’re the best bro

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