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    Ubuntu Password Help


    During Installation, it never asked for a password to use when you say stuff in the terminal like "su", so basically, I have no clue on what my password is
    Can someone help me please? thanks

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    Ubuntu has root access disabled by default and uses sudo instead.

    From a terminal, you type:

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    sudo <command>
    ...enter user password when requested.
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    but I need to make a directory in /usr/src and it won't let me. How do I enable root acess? thanks

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    thaks, but I really don't understand any of these codes 0.o all I really need to know is how to make a directory folder in usr/src can you make directories on sudo?

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    Ubuntu uses 'sudo' instead of 'su'.
    esecute 'sudo mkdir /usr/src/<folder_name>' and enter password of the user that you have created during installation.
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