Password authentication

Siggy Brentrup ubuntu at
Sat Sep 5 20:35:57 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 16:17 -0400, Mike wrote:
> I am unable to log on to root as my password is not accepted by the 
> system. I am getting a password authentication failure notice.

Do I get you right that you want to log in as root on a terminal
at the login prompt?  If so this is not possible because the
root password is disabled.  login as a normal user and use
sudo entering your own pw when prompted for.

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