ubuntu server 8 password for root

Asked by angmeng on 2008-04-26

all the way of ubuntu server 8 installation , the system didnt prompt out for me to key in the root password,
It keep asking for root password when i want to change to root account.
is there any default password for root account once the installtion completed?

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Mackenzie Morgan
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2008-04-28
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2008-04-26
Best Mackenzie Morgan (maco.m) said : #1

There is no root password. The root account is locked. To carry out administrative functions, preface your commands with "sudo" For example "sudo apt-get update" Sudo keeps nice logs of who does what and avoids the "i want you to forget the password" game when revoking root-priveleges from naughty users.

angmeng (angmeng) said : #2

Thanks a lots :)