root ftp access

Guillermo Garron guillermo.fedora at
Sat Sep 23 05:08:40 UTC 2006

On 9/22/06, Contrid <ulist at> wrote:
> I'm trying the same thing...but I can't get it right.
> How do I know what my root password is? I assume that the username is
> "root". I've switched my ftp app to SFTP, but it doens't seem to work.
> All help will be appreciated. Thanks. ;)
use this to put a password for your root user
as in ubuntu the root i think has no password

$sudo passwd root
it will ask you a password, and the to retype it.
be sure to use a really good password.


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