Peter Whittaker pwwnow at
Thu Jan 11 00:22:35 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 16:21 -0500, Myles Braithwaite wrote:
> The real issue here is that ubuntu dose not tell or allow your to set
> the root password. So being able to login this way will not work.

I'm puzzled by this: Why wouldn't one or more of

	sudo passwd root

	sudo su
	passwd root

work? I use the latter to set root passwords on systems running from the
live CD, and I just tried the former, and it worked fine.


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