[Nottingham] My fedora 9 experience (vent/rant included)

Michael Leuty mike at leuty.net
Mon Jul 14 09:28:32 BST 2008

2008/7/13 asif maqbool <asifbadkarma at gmail.com>:
> * Ubuntu : great distro with lots of polish, but having to mess with sudo
> pissed me off, too used to using root terminal in solaris/hp-ux etc :p

The root user account exists, but has an unknown randomly generated password.

sudo passwd root

allows you to reset the password. Then you can "su -" to your heart's content.


Michael Leuty
Nottingham, UK

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