Ubuntu - root password

Koua Lo kuam at lomation.com
Wed Sep 29 15:15:26 UTC 2004

Ubuntu follow MacOS X in that the default user has "sudo" privileges.
If you really want to be root, simply type in at the command prompt:

sudo su -

It will ask you for a password - simply enter YOUR password.

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 16:56 +0200, Johan Sch wrote:
> Hi,
> I downloaded and installed ubuntu preview.
> All went well.  < but > . I can not recall being asked to enter a        < root password > while installing. Asked to create a user - yes.
> Now no root password excist.
> Kindly please how can it be created or whatever.
> Thanks
> -- 
> Johan Sch
> Registered Linux User #330034
> May this be a good day for learning

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