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Re: I find a bug
From: Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:35:21 +0200

the OP wrote "ROOT PASSWORD". i suppose many people can't tell the difference "ROOT PASSWORD" vs "SOMETHING ELSE".

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 05:16:43AM -0600, Laurelai Storm wrote:
Yeah but you know damn well what he meant, and thats my point smartass.

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:11 AM, Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com>wrote:

on vanilla ubuntu 10.04 your command doesn't ask for the ROOT password, it
asks for the password of the luser running "sudo".

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 04:45:50AM -0600, Laurelai Storm wrote:
try sudo su - root

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 4:21 AM, Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com

can you give a reproducible testcase to try (i am confused by "user:

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 10:33:14AM +0100, Christian Sciberras wrote:
FYI I got asked for the root password (user: root, pass: *whatever*).
I don't expect you to know my machine better than I do.

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Georgi Guninski <
guninski () guninski com

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 04:43:31PM +0100, Christian Sciberras
Oh, and for what it's worth, I get asked for the root password on
(vanilla ubuntu).

FYI vanilla ubuntu doesn't set a root password (try to log in as
i don't expect you to know advanced stuff like this.

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