alex at ourwoods.org
Tue Aug 21 03:57:48 UTC 2007
Paul Schulz said the following on 08/20/2007 11:40 PM:
> Hi Jayantha,
> The default install (server or otherwise) does not set a default root password.
> Login to the system as the user that was setup during the install, and
> use the following command to change to the root user:
> > sudo su -i
> It will prompt for the user password.
> On 8/21/07, Jayantha Jayarathna <jayanthaj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am new to Unix. What is the default password for root account. I have
>> installed server version
>> Jayantha Jayarathna
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I see in the manual for su that -l yields a login environment for root.
-i will yield an error message.
Try "sudo su -l".
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