Ubuntu Linux under MS Virtual PC 2004

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 22:04:41 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 04:00:28PM -0600, Tristan Rhodes wrote:

> Thanks for your response, I would like to use the method you suggested.
> How do you recommend I get to a command prompt?

Applications->System Tools->Terminal

> As a side note, is there a default password for root?  I don't remember 
> setting it.  (I understand sudo will allow me to do some root commands)

No, there is not.  By default, the root account is locked, and cannot log in
directly.  Of course, if you wish, you can set a root password using sudo.

 - mdz

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