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irnewb
post May 4 2009, 05:30 PM
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Ok so i'm new to linux and kind of lost, for the most part it's not too bad to learn it's user friendly thus far but I need two things answered.

First off i cannot stand mozilla firefox.. is there any way i can download one of the newest version of "Internet Explorer"? i have tried searching but cannot find one that supports linux =(.
So is there a way to get internet explorer?

Secondly i will be going off to school in september so i bought a new asus laptop with linux, and i cannot figure out how to set a username and password at startup for security purposes as i'll be living in a shared dorm room.
So could someone tell me how to set a username and password at startup?



Thanks a lot in advance for anyone that helps this linux newb smile.gif.
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michaelk
post May 8 2009, 06:48 AM
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Its GNU/Linuxhelp.net
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I haven't tried to reload yet. To reset the password.
Pressing ctrl-alt-T will open a console window and then you can enter the commands:
sudo su
passwd user
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