Default root user password

Vram lamsokvr at
Wed Nov 2 06:55:21 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-02 at 13:46 +0700, Vaio Lord wrote:
> I have installed Ubuntu now and can login as the user the install method 
> had me create however I cannot change config or any packages.  Trying to 
> login with root is denied, I am trying the only password the 
> installation asked me for but get denied.  Can anyone help me out.  Does 
> it have a default one I don't know about ?

By default ubuntu uses sudo

So regular user is root via

So type sudo in front of stuff you want to do..

And when it asks for password

Use yours..

otherwise do this

sudo passwd root
<type your password..users password>

now enter roots passord twice.



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