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I have installed it a few times. I can choose my username/password, and real name. It goes through the normal Ubuntu installation process. I do not get a administrator, ROOT ...
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    Installing Xubuntu, there is no prompt to input a ROOT password.


    I have installed it a few times. I can choose my username/password, and real name. It goes through the normal Ubuntu installation process. I do not get a administrator, ROOT password input section. So when I go to bash and type SU for Root it asks for the password of course, and I don't have it. I can dump this computer at anytime, only important things are some pics I backup to other computer. Any thoughts why?

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    The root account is not enabled by default in the *buntu distros.

    You can check the following article for info on enabling it:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/serverg...anagement.html
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    In addition to the article posted by ozar, take a look at this page: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubu...in-ubuntu.html
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    I also put in my password for SUDO and it is not correct, I can though log in with the same one.

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    What is the exact error that you are getting when you try to use sudo?
    For example:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get update
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