earthson.landy at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 11:54:35 UTC 2012
root is disabled, and it does not have a passwd. if you really want to use
"root", just set a passwd for it.
(type new root passwd)
On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2012/1/1 Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com>:
> > 2012/1/1 Leila M <mech.loulou at gmail.com>:
> >> hi,
> >> I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and I want to access the root account but I
> >> cant do so using my password. I didn't specify any password during the
> >> system installation process except the one I use to access my account.
> >> any ideas about how to do so
> > There is no root account by default,
> Correction: There is one, but it doesn't have a password, so you can't
> log in the usual way.
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
> > I think it's a safety thing, kind
> > of. Instead you are supposed to use sudo with your user password for
> > each action (you don't have to enter your password every time though).
> > There are tons of information about this out there, here's the first
> > that I found a minute ago:
> > It's old, but not much happened since then in this case.
> > Kind regards
> > Johnny Rosenberg
> > ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ
> >> thanks in advance
> >> Leila
> > You're welcome. Happy new year, by the way!
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