Ubuntu tip

January 6, 2006

As the root account is disabled by default on Ubuntu, you must use sudo to perform admin tasks. It can be a bit irritating to have to constantly append sudo, so you can use this to allowing switching to root via su:

sudo passwd

You will be prompted to a new UNIX password, which will now allow you to use su.

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2 Responses to “Ubuntu tip”


  1. or you can stop bieng gay and using Ubuntu….

  2. Rishi Says:

    Slackware FTW.


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