Password authentication

Tony Baldwin photodharma at
Sat Sep 5 20:40:27 UTC 2009

Siggy Brentrup wrote:
> 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.
>   Siggy

Oh yeah, duh.
I'm also on the Debian lists.
i forget this was ubuntu, all sudo (unless you hack it).


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