Cooking with Linux - Cross at Your Platform?

Open protocols, baby—it's the only way. If you need to carry on an instant-messaging conversation, why not do it in the privacy of your own server?

Marcel Gagné is an award-winning writer living in Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of the Moving to Linux series of books from Addison-Wesley. Marcel is also a pilot, a past Top-40 disc jockey, writes science fiction and fantasy, and folds a mean Origami T-Rex. He can be reached via e-mail at You can discover lots of other things (including great Wine links) from his Web sites at and



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can't login

sanchiro12's picture

I followed the directions including stopping openfire, running 'sudo /etc/init.d/openfire restart' [/etc/init.d/Openfire restart would not work as the O is not capitalized.. it's lower case] and still I get the login indicating a wrong ID or password. I just reinstalled. Why can't I log in to this ?