Assigning ROOT a password
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Mon Apr 28 16:14:26 UTC 2008
Jayson Rowe wrote:
> Actuallly - Ubuntu isn't set up totally without a root password - that
> would be a huge security risk.
> Unless you change it w/ sudo passwd root,
> there is a password set, you just don't know what it is - it's a random
> password generating by the system.
No, there isn't.
$ sudo grep root /etc/shadow
That's a locked account - no password.
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