Default root password

Sasha Tsykin stsykin at
Thu Jan 26 10:17:53 UTC 2006

Russ wrote:
> Hi All
> I just installed Ubuntu and it did not ask me for a root password. 
> What is it??
> Thanks
> Russ
You don't need it. Ubuntu uses sudo. By default the root password is 
disabled by default. To enable it type:

sudo passwd root

and select the password you want. This not recommended, by the way.


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