root password and login

chuck adams k7qo at
Mon Apr 28 05:46:38 BST 2008

On Sunday 27 April 2008 21:38:46 Constantin Makshin wrote:
> Root account is disabled in Ubuntu. All system administration can be
> performed by any user in "admin" group.
> BTW, why do you need working root account?
> On Monday 28 April 2008, chuck adams wrote:
> > Found out after posting that if you logout and then
> > attempt to login into the system as root you will get
> > a message that the root account is not allowed to login.......
> >
> > This means an additional change to the system to bypass this.

I am not the one that brought up the subject.  I always use
sudo to do admin commands.  I was pointing out that if
you give root a password you can not login through KDE
login gui.

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