Re: Root Password
From: Unruh (unruh-spam_at_physics.ubc.ca)
Date: 7 May 2005 04:55:49 GMT
Sybren Stuvel <sybrenUSE@YOURthirdtower.com.imagination> writes:
>Janet enlightened us with:
>> I wonder if someone would be kind enough to help me on the issue of
>> providing a Root password?
>By default, Knoppix doesn't have a root password. But using 'sudo' you
>don't even need it. Sudo asks for the knoppix password, not root's.
That is pretty useless. And canyou not do
sudo passwd root
and set a root password-- or is /etc/shadow stored on CD?
And what is the difference then between Knopix and root?
>> and all I want to do is reset the time which is not possible without
>> the password!
>Yes it is.
>The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
>capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
>safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
> Frank Zappa