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 === Do I need to create a rescue disk? === === Do I need to create a rescue disk? ===
  
-No.  If you mess up your bootloader you can still recover your system using the install media, so there'​s not much point unless you have a specific reason of your own.+No.  If you mess up your bootloader you can still recover your system using the install media, the DVD boot screen even tells you how, so there'​s not much point unless you have a specific reason of your own.
  
 ===== First Boot After Install ===== ===== First Boot After Install =====
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-For <​vendor>​ and <​product>​ put the values obtained from running 'lsubs' when you inserted your usb device. ​ Use 'lsusb -v' to get the long form.+For <​vendor>​ and <​product>​ put the values obtained from running 'lsusb' when you inserted your usb device. ​ Use 'lsusb -v' to get the long form of the information. 
 + 
 +Worked example: 
 + 
 +<​code>​ 
 +# lsusb 
 +Bus 005 Device 003: ID 413c:2003 Dell Computer Corp. Keyboard 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +/​etc/​udev/​rules.d/​80-mydellcomputerkeyboard.rules:​ 
 +<​code>​ 
 +ATTRS{idVendor}=="​413c",​ATTRS{idProduct}=="​2003",​MODE="​0666",​GROUP="​users"​ 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +This will allow any users to access that device, which on a multi-user system could be considered insecure but will get you working. 
  
-This will allow any users to access that particular device, which on a multi-user system could be considered insecure but will get you working. 
  
 ===== CD/DVD-ROM drives ===== ===== CD/DVD-ROM drives =====

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