set up a root password
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Tue Aug 5 13:58:13 UTC 2008
John Heinen wrote:
> 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?
> Reinstall, I can see no other way. John H
That's a Karl answer. There's _always_ another way. If it were really true
that the user has no admin privileges (highly unlikely), then simply
booting into single-user mode would put you in a root shell. From which
you could use "visudo" to give a user admin privileges.
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