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root user Re: Questions on /dev/{u}random on qemu

On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 00:17 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Svante Signell, le Thu 11 Nov 2010 23:25:13 +0100, a écrit :
> > BTW: Is there a way to create the root login,
> Err, that should be the default already.

But login is with login user, with user's passord and root commands with
sudo 'command', also with users password.

Sorry for not knowing to do this properly.

In the installer I chose to create and ordinary user and to become root
with sudo. This seems to be the preferred way for example for Ubuntu
and recommended also for Debian installations.

Now when I have this setup how do I go back to user+root users?
It would be a bad solution to have to reinstall from scratch!


1) sudo adduser root? Use user's password
Problem is that no /root directory exist, but the root user do exist as
you say, accessed by sudo? 

2) set password for root? Maybe created by adduser: what to do if
adduser is not needed? 

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