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Re: My Debian/MacMini web pages

On Aug 8, 2005, at 5:10 AM, Dean Hamstead wrote:

macosx has the same locked root as ubuntu

to enable root, log in as an user with admin privileges.
then open a shell
sudu bash

put in your password
youll then be in a bash shell as root,
you can then go

change your root password.
then you can 'su' to root.

This is the hard way to do it. Instead, in OS-X, launch NetInfo
(Bootdisk->Applications->Utilities->NetInfo Manager) and select the "Security" menu. One of the selections allows you to unlock the root account & set its password.

Dan Killoran

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