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Hello all, Can anyone tell me please how to change the root password in Mint 9?? Any help would greatly be appreciated Thanks, steve509...
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    [SOLVED] Just a quickie question in Mint 9


    Hello all, Can anyone tell me please how to change the root password in Mint 9??
    Any help would greatly be appreciated

    Thanks, steve509
    Last edited by Steve509; 08-23-2010 at 12:19 PM. Reason: Not enough info

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    You want a real root password? Root account is disabled by default in Ubuntu/Mint.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo

    Basic command is passwd.

    Usage is just
    Code:
    passwd <user>
    Root would be
    Code:
    sudo passwd root

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    reed9, thank you very much, that worked like a charm

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