default root pwd for base system install?
cgrigs at earthlink.net
Mon Jan 9 05:26:22 UTC 2006
> Hi all,
> Just loaded 5.10 and expected the root pwd to be nul until set the first
> time. Wrong!!
> Can someone help me out. Reply direct if you do not want to make an
> international issue out of the default pwd for root on initial install.
Ubuntu does it differently than other distros. The first user is given
root access using sudo and his password. Here's the explanation:
(There was a very long thread about this last month. Sorry, I don't
remember the subject heading, but it's in the list archives.)
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