Install and post-install questions

John Levin john at
Wed May 18 12:46:17 UTC 2005

On 18 May 2005, at 13:29, simi wrote:

> 2. What is the default root password ? Cause by default is booting 
> with the created guest account. Why doesn't start by default as root ? 
> Where to change root password ? This mean that anyone can use root or 
> what ?

The traditional root account is disabled by default, as in Mac OS X.

> 7. Is there a Midnight Commander alternative ?

MC is available for Ubuntu in the 'Universe' repository, package name 
There's also Gnome-Commander, a GTK version, also in Universe.

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