root password setting unoffered at install
Eric S. Johansson
esj at harvee.org
Sun Nov 4 17:32:38 UTC 2007
Nils Kassube wrote:
> Kent Paul Dolan wrote:
>> I just installed Ubuntu 7.10 (64 bit desktop version), and I
>> was not offered a chance to set the root password during the
>> install. Did I miss something, or is the default password for
>> root published somewhere? I'm quite nervous about the default
>> being left in place, so any help would be appreciated.
> No need to become nervous. There is no default password but root login is
> disabled by default. See <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo> for
> more details.
I have not figured out how to use vmware server's remote console without having
a root password enabled on the host machine. Any suggestions?
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