Help with webmin :(
David M. Carney
carney1979 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 14:17:00 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-03-06 at 00:39 +1100, Adam Membrey wrote:
> Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> >On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 00:03:21 +1100, Adam Membrey
> ><membreya at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> >>I'm trying to get webmin up and running and I can't even get beyond the
> >>logon screen. It keeps returning that my password is incorrect.
> >By default, the root account is locked on Ubuntu. You need to unlock it.
> >$ sudo passwd root
> thankyou SO much Eamonn :)
> You're worth your weight in gold
Once you do the 'sudo passwd root' and set your root password, you can
login to webmin and set it so your "normal" non-root user can use it
with full functions.
Then logout of webmin and do a 'sudo passwd -l root' any the root
account will be disabled again.
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