brian at brianpuccio.net
Thu Jul 28 02:42:11 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 22:34 -0400, Rajiv Vyas wrote:
> On 7/27/05, Bob Nielsen <nielsen at oz.net> wrote:
> 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.
> So how do I apt-get programs? sudo -s and then my password?
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RootSudo describes the answer you are looking
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