I downloaded the ubuntu 16.04.1 server via berryboot on a raspberry pi 3 and booted it up. The default login is ubuntu/ubuntu but whenever I try this I get "Incorrect login". Any help?

  • I don't know what BerryBoot does, but this is an old version of the server. WHY would anyone want to use BerryBoot for a server?
    – Milliways
    Jun 10, 2017 at 11:20
  • Because I am running 3 OSes on my Pi. Arch, Ubuntu Mate and this server. I didn't find a way to do this with NOOBS or as easy with an other method. @Milliways
    – FreeLine
    Jun 10, 2017 at 11:24
  • I can understand multi booting of OS, but a server that isn't there seems futile.
    – Milliways
    Jun 10, 2017 at 11:26
  • I don't understand what you are trying to say. :/ @Milliways
    – FreeLine
    Jun 10, 2017 at 11:35
  • visit this link wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi
    – Hamed
    Jun 10, 2017 at 11:38

2 Answers 2


When you run into this problem, just allow your device to complete the first boot. There may be still a background process being busy executing cloud-init and the Ubuntu user hasn't been created yet.

For, just trying again after more wait time fixed the issue.


Ubuntu can sometimes use a default login of:

login name: ubuntu

password blank

But usually you won't see that unless running from a LiveCD.

Full installations ask you to set up a user.

Then while logged in as that user you can set the root password:

sudo passwd root

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