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Old 11-15-2015, 01:30 PM   #1
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mutiple debian installs all root passwords not working?


Hi, so when i install debian my root password wont ever match but user account however does. I tried this mutiple times and same results... Could anyone tell me what im doing wrong please? Im installing debian as a virtual machine id like to add..
 
Old 11-15-2015, 03:44 PM   #2
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debian ....? (version)

I think root logins are disabled by design on debian.
https://debian-handbook.info/browse/jessie/
 
Old 11-15-2015, 04:16 PM   #3
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cool thanks, yeah i was reading its something in sudoers file to add root permissions, ill check that link out too thanks
 
Old 11-15-2015, 04:27 PM   #4
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You're welcome.

root in sudoers?
Think about that.
More like "PermitRootLogin" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config...
Have a look.

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