Originally Posted by budster13
I have a regular password and a masterpassword, but sometimes I am being asked for a superuserpassword? I have no scripting experience and a very basic idea of how linux works. I am trying to get enough of a handle on this OS, so I can use it comfortably. I know you must have had this question posted many times, but I am very new to Fedora 14 (or any Linux Distribution. So thank you ahead of time to anyone can put this into into my MICROSOFT brain.
Hi, welcome to LQ!
As others pointed out - there's no such thing as a "master password" in Linux.
Also it's bad practice to supply passwords in scripts. Rather have the script
executed from an ordinary account, and permit the use of sudo w/o a password.