root password setting unoffered at install
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sun Nov 4 17:28:55 UTC 2007
On Sun, 04 Nov 2007 17:00:31 +0000
Chris Malton <chrism at cjsoftuk.dyndns.org> wrote:
> Ubuntu plays this funny game where *your* password is the root password
> (no matter which user you log in as).
No, not just any user can use sudo - the user has to be in the "admin"
group, and only the first user is in that group by default.
Any additional sudoers must be added to the admin group to have full sudo
rights. They are not automatically added to that group.
Unix is hard to learn. The process of learning it is one of multiple
small epiphanies. -- Neal Stephenson
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