set up a root password

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Mon Aug 4 21:42:48 UTC 2008

On 08/04/2008 Sadik AYTAC wrote:
>  During install I was not asked to set up a root password and the user
>  I've set up does not have admin privilages..  How do I get the root?
>  Maybe there is a page with info for newbees?

Simple explanation -

For anything that requires root access in a graphical interface a box 
will pop up and you use your regular password.

In terminal use "sudo"

Life is what happens while your busy making other plans.

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