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HowTo - Get to a login terminal


HowTo - Get to a recovery login prompt


Sometimes a mouse is not available to an installer, so a text login is available through xwindows to allow for GUI tools to be launched, if needed.

At the GUI login window

  1. Press F10
  2. Choose "Select Session"
  3. Choose "FailSafe Terminal"
  4. Press Tab 2 times, to highlight "Change Session" button
  5. Press Enter
  6. Type a username, then press Enter
  7. Type the password, then press Enter
  8. You will be logged in and presented with a terminal

When task is completed, type exit to return to the login screen.




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Article ID: 9
Category: Knowledgebase
Date added: 2013-06-18 23:13:27
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