Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Enable root account on Ubuntu 10.4

There is no root user account on Ubuntu 10.4 by default !

Please follow the below steps to have one enabled ;)

Click Applications->Accessories->Terminal

type--> $ sudo passwd root

This one asks you for a new password for root( If its not already set). Please enter one !

Now you have a root account, But no Graphical Interface session. To enable one ->

click System->Administration->Login

click Security tab and tick Allow connection of the local system Administrator.

Logout and Login clicking other in the login window and typing username as root :) done !!!!!

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