I have gotten linux running in a virtual box.
However, it wants as user name/password. I don't know what it is or how to set it up.
I did not see any opportunity to set up an account when I was installing it.
I tried various reasonable guess (like my oracle acct), but no luck
So how do I set this up? Is there some place in 'virtual box' to set up accounts. I'm running on my home machine, so no big need for security ...
PS. Is there a better forum for this question?
The Linux installation typically asks to set a password for the root account during the installation. It also asks to create a non privileged user in the final post installation after the first reboot, provided yo have installed the graphical user interface. It is not possible to tell based on your information what you installed or what you are prompted for. If you are prompted to logon, you can use the username "root" and use the password you set during the installation.
The root account is a built-in account on all Linux/Unix systems with all privileges. If you have not used Linux before I suggest to search for beginners information and tutorials in Google; there are plenty.
Virtualbox does not manage any computer accounts. Your Windows login usually has nothing to do with your VM guest OS. If you forgot the root password of your Linux guest OS, you can reset it booting into "single" user mode.