doronfynn
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login

Wed May 30, 2012 11:39 am

just got my pi booted with debian at login i put in pi at password it will not let me type any thing in can you help i am new to all this

stevepdp
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 11:46 am

I might be misunderstanding your question. If you're looking for the correct login details for the latest Debian image, they are as follows:

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username: pi 
password: raspberry
If you literally cannot type anything, do you perhaps have another keyboard handy?

felix123
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 11:51 am

You're not supposed to be able to type anything at the password prompt. It's designed like this.

doronfynn
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 12:47 pm

felix123 wrote:You're not supposed to be able to type anything at the password prompt. It's designed like this.
not sure i understand, do you mean you don,t type in the password

stevepdp
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 12:58 pm

Here's how the login process should work.

1. You're presented with the login prompt.
2. You enter "pi" as the user.
3. You hit return/enter.
4. You're then asked for a password.
5. You type "raspberry" baring in mind that the password entry is invisible.
6. You hit return/enter again to confirm.
7. You're then logged in.

I now understand the difficulty you've experienced doronfynn. The password entry is invisible because it's a security feature. It's similar to how password entries are often marked ******* on websites or most programs.

Let us know how you get on.

(Thanks felix123 :-))

milopware
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 6:48 pm

I am having the same problem, i have debian6-17-02-2012 which seems to boot fine from the memory card but i try logging in with username pi password raspberry but just get incorrect username or password. is there a different username / password for this version? i cant find it anywhere if there is. i know there is a newer version but it doesnt even boot when i use that image (debian6-19-04-2012), i get lots of errors then it says spawning too fast waiting for 5 minutes and thats about it.

Please help!!!

doronfynn
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 9:22 pm

stevepdp wrote:Here's how the login process should work.

1. You're presented with the login prompt.
2. You enter "pi" as the user.
3. You hit return/enter.
4. You're then asked for a password.
5. You type "raspberry" baring in mind that the password entry is invisible.
6. You hit return/enter again to confirm.
7. You're then logged in.

I now understand the difficulty you've experienced doronfynn. The password entry is invisible because it's a security feature. It's similar to how password entries are often marked ******* on websites or most programs.

Let us know how you get on.

(Thanks felix123 :-))
t
Thanks for your help it worked ok must be dim not have worked that out

JeremyF
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Re: login

Wed May 30, 2012 11:02 pm

milopware wrote:I am having the same problem, i have debian6-17-02-2012 which seems to boot fine from the memory card but i try logging in with username pi password raspberry but just get incorrect username or password. is there a different username / password for this version? i cant find it anywhere if there is. i know there is a newer version but it doesnt even boot when i use that image (debian6-19-04-2012), i get lots of errors then it says spawning too fast waiting for 5 minutes and thats about it.

Please help!!!
Debian February 17th has username/password pi/suse.
{sig} Setup: Original version Raspberry Pi (B, rev1, 256MB), Dell 2001FP monitor (1600x1200), 8GB Class 4 SD Card with Raspbian and XBMC, DD-WRT wireless bridge

devnull
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Re: login

Thu May 31, 2012 8:19 am

debian6-19-04-2012 - password is also suse !!
> /dev/null 2>&1

xtramural
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Re: login

Thu May 31, 2012 8:44 am

devnull wrote:debian6-19-04-2012 - password is also suse !!
The password for that release is raspberry

devnull
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Re: login

Thu May 31, 2012 10:23 am

I can assure you it most definitely is NOT raspberry, as I have just downloaded and installed it, raspberry is not accepted as password either via ssh or local terminal.

The password is suse on the version I downloaded "debian6-19-04-2012"

Cheers
> /dev/null 2>&1

gornyjw01
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Re: login

Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:29 pm

Hiya folks,


I'm also having the same problem trying to log into debian6-19-04-2012

I've tried using the username/pw combos, pi/raspberry and pi/suse but neither seem to be working. Any ideas? I'm completely new to programming.

Thanks

gornyjw01
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Re: login

Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:45 pm

Just done a new image onto my card and everything seems to be working with username- pi password- raspberry

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grumpyoldgit
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Re: login

Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:17 pm

The Debian6 19-04-2012 password is definitely raspberry.

extremx
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Re: login

Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:21 am

pi / raspberry didn't work for me either. I did however get root / root to work and let me in.

Once i was in i checked the /etc/shadow file and there was no shred of evidence that there was any other users. Not sure what is going on, but the info doesn't seem to be consistent.

root@raspbmc:~# cat /etc/shadow
root:$6$uqz4Qpb3$3uLIyHzVwA9QCVfAZFo1K4AyWFutYyi/W9wRySAdnTPuomgNfsasgK1ralpJ.f4JektvHuiELa0vOJnhscyhG.:15492:0:99999:7:::
daemon:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
bin:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
sys:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
sync:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
games:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
man:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
lp:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
mail:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
news:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
uucp:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
proxy:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
www-data:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
backup:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
list:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
irc:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
gnats:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
nobody:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
libuuid:!:15492:0:99999:7:::
ntp:*:15492:0:99999:7:::
sshd:*:15492:0:99999:7:::


Also:
root@raspbmc:~# ls /home/
root@raspbmc:~#


/me shrugs

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