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Old 09-16-2005, 02:23 AM   #1
dudeman41465
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Password Protecting Root User


Mandriva Linux 2005 LE here. Initially I did not set a password to the root user because I knew that starting off I'd need privilages a lot and I didn't want to have to type a password 500 times. Now that I've got most of my software installations done I was wondering how do I set a root password now that Linux is already installed? In user administration I'm the only user on the list.
 
Old 09-16-2005, 02:27 AM   #2
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I just figured it out, mods please close this thread.
 
  


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