Where is the root password?

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Tue Jun 26 05:55:47 UTC 2007


Tim:
>> password.  Set a password (read "man password" to work out 

Matej Cepl:
> s/"man password"/passwd(1)/

Curse those lazy/bad original Unix developers who refused to give
commands sensible names (we have no "unmount" or "password" commands,
but "umount" and "passwd").  I suppose we're lucky that we have
"useradd" and not "usad".  ;-\

-- 
[tim at bigblack ~]$ rm -rfd /*^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Huname -ipr
2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

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