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by dhayes
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: SOLVED Password changed on me
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Password changed on me

Just a quick update for others . Back up and running. I did an update on 10/14 and rebooted and it appears the /etc/passwd and /etc/group files were reset to factory for some reason. Booted live ISO and copied passwd- and group- back and all is well. Quite odd because nothing special was done that d...
by dhayes
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: SOLVED Password changed on me
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Password changed on me

Thanks Justin. I will boot up the live ISO and see what I can do. I found out that I was able to simply login without a password. My password was wiped out. So I reset it back to what it was. However, my account does not have any admin rights to install software, etc. Can I get that back without rel...
by dhayes
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: SOLVED Password changed on me
Replies: 5
Views: 337

SOLVED Password changed on me

Well this is odd. I was working along and tried to install new software and it said authentication failed. I rebooted and the encryption password is fine but I can no longer Logon to this system using my password. I know some recent updates were in regard to the password shadow system. Perhaps this ...
by dhayes
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings and Thank you!
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Greetings and Thank you!

Hello All. I have been in business as an IT consultant for the past 26 years. Still going strong doing pretty much anything IT related in Linux, Windows, networking, security, etc. I cut my teeth in my early 20's on an old data general mini computer, PDP-11 and datapoint box (That datapoint system w...
by dhayes
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: KDE Connect
Replies: 15
Views: 2010

Re: KDE Connect

I too would love to have this working at some point. I came over from KDE Plasma to Solus and miss this functionality.

Other than that I am truly enjoying Solus 3.0 Budgie.

Thanks

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