default root pwd for base system install?
lonn at lonnd.com
Mon Jan 9 05:36:16 UTC 2006
| -----Original Message-----
| From: Carroll Grigsby [mailto:cgrigs at earthlink.net]
| Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 00:26
| To: lonn at lonnd.com; Ubuntu Help and User Discussions
| Subject: Re: default root pwd for base system install?
| Lonn wrote:
| > 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.
| > Lonn
| 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.)
| -- cmg
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Thanks everyone. I am now logged in as root and looking for chaf.
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