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- Mar 2004
root password setting?
i am completely new to linux but have found it very interesting.
please assist me to set my root password. I dont seem to see where to specify it. i jus got myself a knoppix installation cd, and would like to use it on my machine.Each time i try to, i get stuck .Please help , i wish to be a linux guru Hey!
press Alt-F2 and log in as root. If you see a # at the command promp, that means you're already root. Now type "passwd" and set your root password. Press Alt-F7 to get back in graphical mode.