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What is default password?

I´m a beginner on ubuntu and I tried to install the program on my computer in the same disk with WinXP already installed. The program were downloaded from the ubuntu site and the image recorded in a CD. Please, tell me what username and password I need to use to install it.

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This would be your username and password - whatever you want them to be. One of the things that make Linux/Ubuntu more secure is the requirement to have a username and password by default so that not just any rogue trojan or user on the other side of the world can install programs on your computer.

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It's a feature, not a bug.

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Try username:

    ubuntu

with no password.

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