Default root password

Vram lamsokvr at
Sat Jan 28 06:14:37 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-01-28 at 00:03 -0600, Richard Dennis Colbert Jr. wrote:
> Russ wrote:
> > Hi All
> >
> > I just installed Ubuntu and it did not ask me for a root password. 
> > What is it??
> >
> > Thanks
> > Russ
> >
> Even tho Ubuntu is based on Debian, it uses BSD style root handling.
> Basically, the root account is disabled by default and the user account
> has the ability to operate as a sudo user. Meaning using the sudo
> command you can run your stuff as root. To do this in a terminal just type:

I use FreeBSD on my web site and I use root.

What BSD are you running??


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