root account [was: Re: firewall]
kassube at gmx.net
Sat Jul 5 19:00:48 BST 2008
Jim Douglas wrote:
> when I installed Kubuntu it asked me for a user name and I chose 'sa'.
> It did not ask for a 'root' password anywhere.
> Is there a 'root' account setup or should I set one up?
While there is a root account, it is locked. You would use sudo to execute
commands as root. See <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo>.
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