Help can not logging in as root

Stephen Mc Gowan stephen.mcgowan2 at mail.dcu.ie
Mon Sep 12 12:14:25 UTC 2005


In ubuntu it's setup so that there is no root account as such. We use sudo 
instead to access root privileges. But if you still need to be able to log 
in as root see here http://www.ubuntuguide.org/#allowrootlogingnome

On 9/12/05, David <david at vwcomms.co.za> wrote:
> 
>  How do I long in as the root user because I wish to install some software
> 
>  Please help I did not see an area for typing the root password on the 
> original setup
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