what is root actually means?

Richard S. Crawford rscrawford at mossroot.com
Wed Jun 20 19:03:29 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 20 June 2007 10:07:39 anthony baldwin wrote:
> If you´re the only user, you are root, but the system
> will ask you to re-enter your password for access to
> administrative functions.

That's not entirely accurate.  With Kubuntu, the user's main account is not 
the root account, but a regular user account with super-user (sudo) 
privileges.  There is a separate root user account with Kubuntu, but it is 

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