Re: getting past username and password login
I dabbled with Ubuntu back then, but frankly, was only a tourist. Was still stuck trying to decipher Mandriva in my spare time, but was mainly confined to the jailware universe because of the tyranny of the working life.
Originally Posted by Impavidus
Really?! Wow. And that long sequence of upgrades never choked at any point? That must constitute a record of some kind. My upgrade from 7.04 to 7.10 screwed up. Likewise to 8.04 and then to 8.10. After that, I resolved to always make pristine installs, lately even inheriting the /home directory and it's been just peachy. Hmm... maybe I'll roll the dice again with 14.04.
I upgraded my computer from 6.06 to 12.04, but that was over the course of five years.
Newb: How far must I jump to clear the ledge halfway down?
Guru: It's bad to jump off cliffs. Let's look at better options.
Newb: Stop harping about "best practices" and just let me jump.