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View Poll Results: How do you find out your root password???
i dont know 1 20.00%
i know, i will reply to your question in a min. telling you how or what it is 4 80.00%
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Old 12-21-2006, 03:51 PM   #31
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another problem, i entered that, it said "password:" so i entered the password, and now all the sudden it says that the cammand is not found, so what do i do???
Think I stop now
 
Old 12-21-2006, 07:48 PM   #32
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joejack_2: you edited you original post after it had generated quite a few replies. Please do not do this as it makes the replies look stupid and off topic.

For the record, the original question was "what is this root password?" and "how do I find out what it is?"...

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what i should do if the add-ons are not downloading
... which "add ons" would this be exactly?
 
Old 12-21-2006, 08:08 PM   #33
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This might help some of you understand Ubuntu a little better:
http://easylinux.info/wiki/Ubuntu_dapper
 
Old 12-21-2006, 08:27 PM   #34
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This might help some of you understand Ubuntu a little better:
http://easylinux.info/wiki/Ubuntu_dapper
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Originally Posted by Simon Bridge in post #5
But it will bear repeating at least once per page, considering the way this thread is going.

The dapper page is linked from this one...

Last edited by Simon Bridge; 12-21-2006 at 08:29 PM.
 
Old 12-22-2006, 09:02 AM   #35
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Sorry Simon Bridge, I must have missed your link.
 
Old 01-14-2007, 11:26 PM   #36
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Correction to Ubuntu root situation

When you set up Ubuntu it DOES NOT ask for root password.

Set it by typing:

sudo passwd root

ENTER YOUR OWN PASSWORD then you will be faced wuth

ENTER NEW UNIX PASSWORD:

Enter the new root password and thatś you. But you still won be able to log into KDE with it. For that you need to edit /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc and change allowrootlogin=false to allowrootlogin=true

Sorted!!!
 
Old 01-15-2007, 06:53 AM   #37
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When you set up Ubuntu it DOES NOT ask for root password.

Set it by typing:

sudo passwd root

ENTER YOUR OWN PASSWORD then you will be faced wuth

ENTER NEW UNIX PASSWORD:

Enter the new root password and thatś you. But you still won be able to log into KDE with it. For that you need to edit /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc and change allowrootlogin=false to allowrootlogin=true

Sorted!!!
please do not drag up old threads. this question has been resolved and had not been touched for a number of weeks.
 
Old 01-15-2007, 09:44 AM   #38
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I don believe it!

Why is this thread continuing. Itś simple, I won double post, chck out this link to page 3 http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=512518&page=3 where I fully explain the situation.

My nick is seanfedora
 
Old 01-15-2007, 09:53 AM   #39
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you won?? let's just leave this thread alone and let it be closed like it probably will be now eh?
 
Old 01-15-2007, 11:28 AM   #40
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Why is this thread continuing. Itś simple, I won double post, chck out this link to page 3 http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=512518&page=3 where I fully explain the situation.

My nick is seanfedora
Yes, we're wondering, too, why you keep posting to a
dead thread with a long resolved problem; more specifically
w/o reading the responses to your posts. I'll close it for your
(and my) peace of mind.



Cheers,
Tink
 
  


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