ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sat Oct 4 05:38:24 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 09:44:21PM -0400, Rashkae wrote:
> Ruben Safir wrote:
> >> Anyway, if I understand it right, you want to delete the root password.
> >> But that is a very bad idea IMHO.
> > It is the best way to do it. If you think its a bad idea then you don't
> > understand gnu/linux.
> I understand gnu/linux very well, and I agree that it's a bad idea. If
> you enabled the root account in Ubuntu (which is not by default) and
> then forget the password, the best way to proceed is to boot directly
> into /bin/bash as your init, and use the passwd command to create a new
> password for root.
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You need to work on it a bit more. Every sysadmin I know carries around
a bootabled disk just for this purpose. With the disk it is a 3 minute
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