Root password???

Dick Davies rasputnik at
Sun Apr 9 09:06:39 UTC 2006

On 09/04/06, gpeck157 <ulist at> wrote:

 > You're saying there is no root password, and that is not the case.

What is so difficult to understand here?

   sudo grep root /etc/shadow

after you install ubuntu.
See the '*' in the password field?

THERE IS NO ROOT PASSWORD SET unless *you* set one.
You make it sound like the installer sets one. It doesn't.

Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns

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