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How to find User Name to enter Linux Mint14

Link to this post 28 Nov 12

I know the password I entered when starting my Linux for the first time,but did not know that I had to note the user name which was already filled in.How can I find it to enter the Linux?Can anybody help Please?

Link to this post 29 Nov 12

Normally it is the First Name in lower case. My Full Name is Alan Rochester, therefore my username is alan.

If this doesn't work you could use a LiveCD to see what the Home Folder on the Hard Drive is called. That is probably your username.

Link to this post 30 Nov 12

Thank you,that was very useful.

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