root password

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair_tocancipa at
Sun Sep 25 16:44:46 UTC 2005

Albert  writes:

> I just installed Ubuntu 5.10 preview.  Nowhere in the installation was I
> asked for a root password.  Now I cannot perform any root tasks.  Is
> there a default password for a new installation?  How do I change it?

Boot in single mode and change the password with the passwd command.


PGP key available from public servers - ID: 0xBAA600D0

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