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Table Of Contents  How to Build Your Own PC - Save A Buck And Learn A Lot
 9  Chapter 11: Installing A Dual Boot Operating System (Linux And Windows XP)
      9  Dual Booting and Configuring Linux

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Creating a User Account

After restarting Linux, the installation process continues (Figure 187).


Figure 187: Setup continues

After rebooting and selecting Linux as the operating system to boot, Linux will show us some more setup screens.

 


You’ll have the chance to create a user account. Choose a name and a password for the user account (Figure 188).


Figure 188: Creating a user account

Type the password exactly the same in the confirm box. Passwords are case sensitive. Usernames should be lower case. Use this account (and not root) for routine work.

 



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