Root password

Bob Nielsen nielsen at
Thu Jul 28 02:16:15 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 09:59:39PM -0400, Rajiv Vyas wrote:
> I have loaded Ubuntu on my old laptop twice now and it never asked me to set 
> up a root password. Is this a bug or something wrong with my ancient PII?

Neither, it is the way Ubuntu is designed--to use sudo instead of having 
a root user.

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