Trouble Logging In as Root

Franky mailinglists at
Sun Nov 9 12:14:24 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-08 at 23:28 -0800, hippie dream wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having trouble logging in as root on a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10.

Well, if you like GUI:

System -> Administration -> Users and Groups: here you can set a root

System -> Administration -> Login Window -> Security: check "Allow local
system administrator login"

After that, you can login as Root in GUI. Be careful!

Franky (a Ubuntu newbie) 

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