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Re: [opensuse] Root's password
  • From: Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 13:49:40 +0100
  • Message-id: <1174308580.4712.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 23:45 +1100, Basil Chupin wrote:
> The manual seems to indicate that once the password for the root has 
> been fed into the system during installation then it cannot be changed 
> by any means.
> 

Then it needs rewritten or you didn't read it right.

> I would like to change my (root) password. Can this be done? Or do I 
> need to reinstall the whole sheebang?

logged in as root type passwd that's all there is to it.


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Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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