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I am trying Ubuntu on an XP machine. Downloaded burnt to DVD - all good, rebooted and Ubuntu started from DVD. I clicked TRY and it then came up with a login.

What name and password do I use the first time?

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Try "ubuntu" for username and a blank password. Also, see if this question helps: askubuntu.com/questions/103896/… –  Peachy Nov 9 '12 at 18:45
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With TRY you are booting Ubuntu from the LiveCD. The Ubuntu Help site indicates, under the "Logging In" section:

Sometimes a LiveCD might ask you for a user-name or password. Just leave these blank and press enter (or allow it to time-out).

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thank youI tried just pressing enter but just remained status quo. –  phillip Nov 9 '12 at 18:20
    
Can you confirm for us which exact version you downloaded? –  Lars Rohrbach Nov 10 '12 at 0:29
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