root password and login

Constantin Makshin dinosaur-rus at
Mon Apr 28 05:38:46 BST 2008

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.

Constantin "Dinosaur" Makshin
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