Default root password
gholmer at ameritech.net
Fri Jan 27 10:33:25 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 25 January 2006 20:18, James Gray wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jan 2006 13:00, Russ wrote:
> > I just installed Ubuntu and it did not ask me for a root password.
> > What is it??
> Seriously - this gets asked at *least* once a week on this list, and
> it's getting a little tedious. Please learn how to search the
> archives and go to www.ubuntu.com and take a look at the support
> options (FAQ/wiki/forums etc).
> No wanting to be rude....just wanting people to STOP ASKING THIS
> QUESTION :)
Maybe that's a more a commentary on Ubuntu's root-password strategy
itself: I've been using Linux for 11 years and I also thought I had
done something wrong when I didn't get prompted for a root password
during installation. It could at least be made more obvious during
Glenn Holmer (Linux registered user #16682)
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