Loïc Grenié loic.grenie at
Tue Jul 20 15:45:06 UTC 2010

2010/7/20 Pastor JW <pastor_jw at>:
> On Tuesday, July 20, 2010 5:11:36 am Loïc Grenié wrote:
>>     Why, ohhh why, is there no root password in the typical Ubuntu
>>     installation  ?
> Because, people who ask this question are typically way too inexperienced in
> their use of a Ubuntu system to be trusted with root and would render their
> system broken beyond recovery.

     With sudo powers you can do exactly the same: sudo -i

>  A second obvious reason would be, because no-one has ever given
> a GOOD reason to have a root password!

     Filesystem broken beyond fsck -a ?


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