[ec2-beta] document: EC2 Ubuntu sudo Guide

Eric Hammond ehammond at thinksome.com
Mon Mar 9 06:47:27 GMT 2009

Mark V wrote:
> I didn't feel comfortable seeing the 'ubuntu' password printed on my
> terminal.

That was the case with the first official Ubuntu beta images.  It is no
longer the approach taken by the recently released beta2 images.

Please try out beta2 and see how you get along.  You can find the AMI
ids here:


> [...] It appears the view here is there is nothing to debate, so is
> this being debated anywhere else in the Ubuntu community?

There was a pretty involved discussion about users, ssh, sudo, etc. for
EC2 images on this very mailing list back in January which resulted in
what you see in beta2:


Eric Hammond
ehammond at thinksome.com

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