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spacecdt spacecdt is offline
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Default Ubuntu Root Password - 11-18-2008, 03:30 AM

Does the mini9 ship with a default root password on Ubuntu? I know the first time I turned it on, it asked me to set up my user account, but there seem to be certain features I can't get to without a root login and I can't seem to figure out what the password is.
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Default Re: Ubuntu Root Password - 11-18-2008, 03:37 AM

Ubuntu does not use a root password. But you have sudo privileges. Do "sudo whatever" for a single command, or "sudo su -" to get a root prompt.
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Default Re: Ubuntu Root Password - 11-18-2008, 04:13 AM

if you must set a password for root, its done like this:

$ sudo root passwd

Enter New UNIX password:
Retype new Unix password:
passwd: password updated successfully
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Default Re: Ubuntu Root Password - 01-26-2009, 08:16 PM

if you wanna to access it from gui you must activate signing in from gui and set a password
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