On 09/12/11 06:50, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of Koen Wilde
> Sent: Fri 12/9/2011 02:13
> To: Grant McDuling; General Discussion about Arch Linux
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] myhost login
> Hey Grant,
> The username matching the password you configured during installation is
> 'root'. The 'my host' part of 'my host login' refers to the hostname of
> the machine (configured in /etc/rc.conf).
> More precise: 'root' on Linux always is the name of the admin. You still need to add a user, since it's not very smart to run some apps with root permissions.
> Dunno if a user is automatically add, if you install a desktop environment, since I'm lazy and just made the basic install.If not you should add a user manually.
> - Ralf
You should always create a user manual and add the right groups.
Jelle van der Waa