Default root password

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Thu Jan 26 08:19:53 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-26-01 at 14:59 +0700, Chanchao wrote:
> So indeed on that password box that pops up, a little extra
> information would be appreciated.

Interesting idea.  Put the information (perhaps by button click or
link?) right where it's need is smushed into your face.

> (And as for doing stuff in text command terminals & 'sudo' and other
> commands.. Regular users honestly don't want to go there. I know I
> don't.)

Sadly, this is a UNIX.  You can't escape the CLI.  I doubt you ever will
be able to escape the CLI because the people who make the system think
CLIs are the best way to do... well, everything.

Michael T. Richter
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