new to Kubuntu

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sun Nov 5 07:15:50 GMT 2006

On 30/10/06, Ansgar Ball <ansgar at> wrote:
> Try sudo with your own password, (K)Ubuntu has per default no root user
> account.

That's not quite accurate. There _is_ a root user in [k]ubuntu, but at
install time the password is set to a random phrase and is pretty
secure. All root user work is assumed to be done with sudo. However,
one could "sudo passwd" and reset the root user password. I do.

Dotan Cohen
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