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Old 10-11-2011, 08:13 AM   #1
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Unhappy Admin Password

I have just installed openSUSE and tryig to get to grips with the Konsole.

I am trying to get to root level (SU ROOT) and I am being promted to enter a Password. Any ideas what the default Admin password is?

Old 10-11-2011, 08:20 AM   #2
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Some distro's (im not sure about openSUSE) disable the root account by default.

$ sudo -i
and enter your user password when prompted.
Old 10-11-2011, 08:29 AM   #3
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Thanks for that.

Just figured it out...Something I set during the installation, lol.


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