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Bug#907910: debian-installer: Not possible to reset root password

On Mon, Sep 03, 2018 at 09:03:09PM -0300, eamanu15 wrote:
>    If the root password is unset/blank, root is disabled and the first
>    user is added to sudoers.  Perhaps this should be made explicit in the
>    installer?
>I think that it will be a great idea, put a message that say: "if the root
>password is unset, root is ... ". I am using (and installing) Debian from some
>years ago, and this is new for me. =O

It's been mentioned in the UI for a very long time. See


for the exact message.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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