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by frogprince
Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Root and User Passwords Both Bolixed [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 3710

Re: Root and User Passwords Both Bolixed [SOLVED]

ASX: thank you, that worked; I'm now responding from my Ghost BSD system. For the record, (and my motive here is to learn the correct way, not to defend my ego..~(;^})=..) Lehey's book, which is copyrighted 2003, states on page 148: "If you do manage to lose the root password, all may not be lost. R...
by frogprince
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Root and User Passwords Both Bolixed [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 3710

Root and User Passwords Both Bolixed [SOLVED]

Suddenly, neither my root nor standard user passwords will log me into Ghost BSD. I pulled out my copy of "The Complete FreeBSD" by Lehey, and based on what was suggested, booted into support mode and selected the bash shell. I then typed: mount -u mount -usr but got an error message about no such d...
by frogprince
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: General support
Topic: CUPS Bunged Up on New Install
Replies: 4
Views: 2969

Re: CUPS Bunged Up on New Install

Thanks, finally got back in town after spending a week looking after grandkids. There is no PCL driver available in the Ghost BSD version of CUPS on my machine. There are Postscript and Gutenprint/Foomatic drivers; I reinstalled the printer with one of the Gutenprint drivers, and that fixed the prob...
by frogprince
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: CUPS Bunged Up on New Install
Replies: 4
Views: 2969

CUPS Bunged Up on New Install

Hi, I just installed GhostBSD 10.3/MATE after a long absence, and find that CUPS is not right. I have an HP Laserjet 2420DN installed on my network; the driver that the installer chose is the HP LaserJet 2420 Foomatic/Postscript. When i try to print either a test page or the one text line "The quick...