justdave at bugzilla.org
Fri Aug 27 13:56:08 CDT 2004
Baptiste Mille-Mathias wrote:
> B wrote:
>> I'm been asked for root password but was not asked to set this during
> This is normal, the user root is disabled on ubuntu,. You must use the
> commande sudo to make such kind of command (ex : "sudo vipw") with the
> user you created during the installation.
>> Advice? Is this a bug?
> No, a feature. :)
An incomplete feature still, too. Once it's all fixed up, all those
utilities will ask for your password instead of root, and use sudo.
In the meantime, you can set a root pass with "sudo passwd root" if you
want to try out the admin utils.
Dave Miller Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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