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Old 07-31-2008, 11:46 PM   #1
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Root password in Ubuntu???

How do I know my root password in Ubuntu?
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By default, Ubuntu does not use the "root" account. Anything requiring root privileges is doen using "sudo".

You can enable the root account by entering:
sudo passwd root

You'll be prompted for your regular user password, then the new root password.


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