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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your
19architecture. 19architecture.
20</p> 20</p>
21 21
22</body> 22</body>
598security reasons), you need to create the necessary user accounts and change 598security reasons), you need to create the necessary user accounts and change
599the root password. 599the root password.
600</p> 600</p>
601 601
602<p> 602<p>
603To change the root password, use the <c>passwd</c> utility: 603To change the root password, use the <c>passwd</c> utility:
604</p> 604</p>
605 605
606<pre caption="Changing the root password"> 606<pre caption="Changing the root password">
607# <i>passwd</i> 607# <i>passwd</i>
608New password: <comment>(Enter your new password)</comment> 608New password: <comment>(Enter your new password)</comment>
609Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter your password)</comment> 609Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter your password)</comment>
610</pre> 610</pre>
611 611
612<p> 612<p>
613To create a user account, we first enter his/her credentials, followed by 613To create a user account, we first enter their credentials, followed by
614its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 614its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
615In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 615In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
616</p> 616</p>
617 617
618<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 618<pre caption="Creating a user account">
619# <i>useradd john</i> 619# <i>useradd john</i>
620# <i>passwd john</i> 620# <i>passwd john</i>
621New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 621New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
622Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 622Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
623</pre> 623</pre>
624 624
625<p> 625<p>
626You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 626You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
627<c>su</c>: 627<c>su</c>:
628</p> 628</p>

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