eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 16:10:05 UTC 2005
1. sudo -i
2. type in *your* password.
3. you're root.
Ubuntu uses sudo (like many modern Unices, like Mac OS X). The stages
you'll go through are the following:
1. Confusion (current stage)
2. Anger ("I'm not a child! Give me root account!")
3. Denial (you'll create a root account by doing sudo passwd)
4. Acceptance (Well, OK, I'll try it like this for a while.)
5. Then you like it.
Trust me on this one.
On 25/09/05, Albert <albertwagner at cox.net> wrote:
> 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?
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