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Wed Jun 24 11:09:20 UTC 2009
Tony Baldwin wrote:
> There is no root acct on ubuntu by default, but it can be created
> (just as sudo can be enabled in other distros where su/root is the
> default, as I have done on my debian box).
Again, minor technicality. There *is* a root account on Ubuntu (there
needs to be one for the normal functioning of the OS), but it has no
password set at install time. Hence the means of 'activating' the
account is to give it a password.
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