Adding mention of Sudo in installer

Corey Burger corey.burger at
Thu Apr 14 20:42:07 CDT 2005

On 4/14/05, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 04:40:50PM -0700, Corey Burger wrote:
> > One of the most common questions on #ubuntu is where is my root password.
> > This also comes up on the mailing lists and the forums. A user on #ubuntu
> > mentioned to me that might be good if it was mentioned in the installer.
> > This might be a good idea, to clear up confusion.
> The installer used to mention this, in the final "welcome" screen.  We still
> got this question all the time. :-)
> --
>  - mdz

Maybe move it to the section where it asks you for your password? That
is where most experienced users will expect a root password question
and non-experienced will simply be informed.


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