How to create a superuser in Kubuntu?

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Tue Oct 6 11:07:02 UTC 2009

Alvin wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 October 2009 12:40:47 Ali Milis wrote:
>>>> option. How do I create a superuser in Kubuntu?
>>> Well, first of all, you don't need to, since the first user
>>> automatically has sudo rights.
>> Really?
>> What to do if the system crashes and it asks for
>> root password when booting?
> Have you tried booting to the recovery console? You will automatically become 
> root. No password will be asked.
I have always thought of this as a big security hole actually - but it 
works for sure

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