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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>
516security reasons), you need to create the necessary user accounts and change 516security reasons), you need to create the necessary user accounts and change
517the root password. 517the root password.
518</p> 518</p>
519 519
520<p> 520<p>
521To change the root password, use the <c>passwd</c> utility: 521To change the root password, use the <c>passwd</c> utility:
522</p> 522</p>
523 523
524<pre caption="Changing the root password"> 524<pre caption="Changing the root password">
525# <i>passwd</i> 525# <i>passwd</i>
526New password: <comment>(Enter your new password)</comment> 526New password: <comment>(Enter your new password)</comment>
527Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter your password)</comment> 527Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter your password)</comment>
528</pre> 528</pre>
529 529
530<p> 530<p>
531To create a user account, we first enter his/her credentials, followed by 531To create a user account, we first enter their credentials, followed by
532its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 532its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
533In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 533In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
534</p> 534</p>
535 535
536<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 536<pre caption="Creating a user account">
537# <i>useradd john</i> 537# <i>useradd john</i>
538# <i>passwd john</i> 538# <i>passwd john</i>
539New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 539New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
540Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 540Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
541</pre> 541</pre>
542 542
543<p> 543<p>
544You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 544You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
545<c>su</c>: 545<c>su</c>:
546</p> 546</p>

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