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Old 07-10-2014, 08:44 AM   #1
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how can I change the root password
Old 07-10-2014, 09:00 AM   #2
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Switch to the root user and use passwd .
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Old 07-12-2014, 02:09 AM   #3
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If you just installed the OS, type
sudo passwd root
and give your account's password then set the root account's password. Then just login to the root account with the password you set.
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