Ubuntu question

Thad Van Ry thad at linuxnetadmin.com
Mon Apr 7 09:21:53 MDT 2008


On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Andres Gonzalez <gonzo at agoralabs.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
>  I recently installed the new Ubuntu on a new box I just built. The install
> went fine, but I was puzzled by the fact that the install process did NOT
> ask me to set the root password. Is that normal? Why did the install process
> not ask to setup a root password?

Yeah. Welcome to Ubuntu. Ubuntu likes you to use sudo for everything.
It is possible to reset the root password, however, I recommend
getting use to using sudo.
Thad



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