What's the root's password?

Knute Johnson ubuntu at knutejohnson.com
Thu Sep 29 02:30:26 UTC 2011

On 9/28/2011 4:05 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 09/28/2011 03:15 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> On 9/28/2011 12:18 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.
>>> Thanks!
>> sudo su
> You might want to actually _read_
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo
> and
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=6188826&postcount=4
> You might find these helpful as well:
> http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/natty/man8/sudo.8.html
> http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/natty/man8/sudo_root.8.html

He didn't ask for nor did I give him a value judgement on using that 

But since you responded, how would you change directories to one that 
you can't read with your user privilege without doing sudo su?


Knute Johnson

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