Default root password

Sasha Tsykin stsykin at gmail.com
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.

Sasha




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