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Once you have finished setting up your system, you will be presented with the login screen seen in Figure 4.6a:
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'''Figure 4.6a: PC-BSD Login Screen'''
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Once you have finished setting up your system, you will be presented with the login screen seen in Figure 4.8a. The Username that you created in the {{local|link=Create a User Screen}} will be listed (in this example, it is ''dru'').
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[[File:Login1.png|thumb|393px|'''Figure 4.8a: PC-BSD® Login Screen''']]
  
The Username that you configured in the previous setup screen will be listed (in this example, it is ''dru''). If you click the Universal Access button in the task bar (round icon with a stick figure), you can set the accessibility options shown in Figure 4.6b:
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{{warning|width=48.5%|icon64=the do not let log in as the root user. Instead, login as the user account that you created and reinput your password whenever a task requires it. If you are working from the command line, you can use the '''pc-su''' or '''sudo''' commands which will prompt for your password before performing a task that requires administrative permissions. }}
  
'''Figure 4.6b: Universal Access Preferences'''
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If you click the "Universal Access" button in the task bar (round icon with a stick figure), you can set the accessibility options shown in Figure 4.8b.
  
If you installed PC-BSD on a laptop, the taskbar will also show the current battery charge level when you hover your mouse over the power icon. The taskbar includes a clock followed by a Shutdown Options icon. If you click that icon, you can choose to restart or shutdown the system.
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[[File:Login3.png|thumb|393px|'''Figure 4.8b: Universal Access Preferences''']]
  
If you highlight the username, some more options will be added to the left side of the taskbar as shown in Figure 4.6c:
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If you installed PC-BSD® on a laptop, the taskbar will also show the current battery charge level when you hover your mouse over the power icon. The taskbar includes a clock followed by a "Shutdown Options" icon. If you click that icon, you can choose to restart or shutdown the system.
  
'''Figure 4.6c: Login Menu with User Selected'''
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If you highlight the username, some more options will be added to the left side of the taskbar as shown in Figure 4.8c:
  
These options allow you to select your language, keyboard layout, and desktop to use for the login session. Once you have made your selections, input the password associated with the selected user and press enter.  
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These options allow you to select your language, keyboard layout, and desktop to use for the login session. Once you have made your selections, input the password associated with the selected user and press enter.
  
'''NOTE:''' if you just get the login prompt after typing the password, the password was incorrect. Double-check that caplocks is not on and try typing the password again.
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{{note|width=48.5%|icon64=if you just get the login prompt after typing the password, the password was incorrect. Double-check that caps lock is not on and try typing the password again.}}
  
If you wish to add or delete any desktops, use the System Packages tab of [[System Manager]].
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If you wish to add or delete any desktops, use {{local|link=Package Manager}}.
  
If you wish to enable auto-login, see the section on [[GDM Configuration]].
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If you wish to enable auto-login, see the section on {{local|link=GDM Manager}}.
  
===Welcome & Getting Started===
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<div style="overflow: hidden">[[File:Login2.png|left|thumb|393px|'''Figure 4.8c: Login Menu with User Selected''']][[File:start1.png|right|thumb|393px|'''Figure 4.8d: PC-BSD® Getting Started Screen''']]</div>
  
The first time you log in, the PC-BSD Getting Started screen will load as seen in Figure 4.6d.
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'''Figure 4.6d: PC-BSD Getting Started Screen'''
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The first time you log in, the PC-BSD® "Getting Started" screen will load as seen in Figure 4.8d.
  
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If you click the "Next" button, you can read an overview of the utilities that are used to configure your network connection, install applications, configure your system, make a backup, and keep the system updated, as well as how to get involved with the PC-BSD® community. Check the box “Don't show this greeting on next startup” if you do not want to see this screen the next time you log in. To re-open the screen after checking that box, type '''pc-welcome'''.
  
If you click the Next button, you can read an overview of the utilities that are used to configure your network connection, install applications, configure your system, make a backup, and keep the system updated, as well as how to get involved with the PC-BSD community. Check the box “Don't show this greeting on next startup” if you do not want to see this screen the next time you log in. To re-open the screen after checking that box, type '''pc-welcome'''.
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Revision as of 01:32, 18 September 2013

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

Contents

Once you have finished setting up your system, you will be presented with the login screen seen in Figure 4.8a. The Username that you created in the Create a User Screen will be listed (in this example, it is dru).

Figure 4.8a: PC-BSD® Login Screen


WARNING The do not let log in as the root user. Instead, login as the user account that you created and reinput your password whenever a task requires it. If you are working from the command line, you can use the pc-su or sudo commands which will prompt for your password before performing a task that requires administrative permissions.

Accessibility Options

If you click the "Universal Access" button in the task bar (round icon with a stick figure), you can set the accessibility options shown in Figure 4.8b.

Figure 4.8b: Universal Access Preferences

If you installed PC-BSD® on a laptop, the taskbar will also show the current battery charge level when you hover your mouse over the power icon. The taskbar includes a clock followed by a "Shutdown Options" icon. If you click that icon, you can choose to restart or shutdown the system.

Login Options

If you highlight the username, some more options will be added to the left side of the taskbar as shown in Figure 4.8c:

These options allow you to select your language, keyboard layout, and desktop to use for the login session. Once you have made your selections, input the password associated with the selected user and press enter.

NOTE: If you just get the login prompt after typing the password, the password was incorrect. Double-check that caps lock is not on and try typing the password again.

If you wish to add or delete any desktops, use Package Manager.

If you wish to enable auto-login, see the section on GDM Manager.

Figure 4.8c: Login Menu with User Selected
Figure 4.8d: PC-BSD® Getting Started Screen

Welcome & Getting Started

The first time you log in, the PC-BSD® "Getting Started" screen will load as seen in Figure 4.8d.

If you click the "Next" button, you can read an overview of the utilities that are used to configure your network connection, install applications, configure your system, make a backup, and keep the system updated, as well as how to get involved with the PC-BSD® community. Check the box “Don't show this greeting on next startup” if you do not want to see this screen the next time you log in. To re-open the screen after checking that box, type pc-welcome.

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