What's the root's password?
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Wed Sep 28 20:47:52 UTC 2011
Pastor JW wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:32:52 pm Pastor JW wrote:
> > On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:18:36 pm Mazen A. wrote:
> > > Hello, I'm wondering what is the root's password post ubuntu
> > > installation? I don't remember I got the chance to set this
> > > during the installation. I need to su @ terminal.
> > It doesn't have one. Ubuntu by default uses sudo for root actions;
> > see docs here. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo
> Sorry, sent too fast. It is really not a very good idea to set one
> although you can.
Setting a root password is, generally, no less safe than the standard
out-of-bounds one which prevents anyone logging in as root. It's telling
people what it is that's unsafe.
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