sudo, su, root

Carl Karsten carl at
Tue Jun 14 16:55:14 UTC 2005

David Woyciesjes wrote:
> Albin Blaschka wrote:
>> .... The other one: from a "standard" terminal, type "sudo su" and one 
>> time
>> your password - then again you are root, with all *priviliges* and
>> *DANGERS* that come with them...
>     Actually, typing "sudo su" is not really necessary, and a bit 
> redundant. Just type "su", then enter the password...

For a default Ubuuntu install, there is no root password.  (Or if there is, it 
isn't something known.)

Carl K

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