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Old 03-20-2004, 05:47 PM   #1
qwijibow
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what the hell is DSL's root password ? (su)


its in the subject....
cant find it anywhere !
did i install wrong ?

in knoppix, you hit 'su'
and boot.. admin access, no password.
 
Old 03-20-2004, 09:39 PM   #2
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if i remember correctly in DSL you have to type :
sudo su

and then you will be root ... and once you get the privledges, you can use :
passwd

to change the root password to whatever you wish ...
so the next time you type :
su
you can use that password you changed it to ...
 
Old 03-21-2004, 05:14 PM   #3
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Just tupe 'sudo su' (without the ' ') and you will be root.
 
  


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