VMWare-Image (again)

Jonathon Suggs jsuggs at murmp.com
Sun Aug 12 19:01:02 CEST 2007

Eric Heinemann wrote:
> Ubuntu does not use a root password.
While that is somewhat true, I'll explain a little further.  Ubuntu 
makes extensive use of the sudo command to provide root privileges.  
However, if you have scripts that need to be run as root and/or you just 
don't want to have to type sudo before a series of commands, then you 
can become root by doing "sudo su" then setting the root password.

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