Terminal doesn't recognize my root password? [Solved]

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Terminal doesn't recognize my root password? [Solved]

Postby yldouright » 30 Mar 2016, 00:55

I did a recent install of Porteus on a friend's M4400 and the correct password is not recongnized when doing sudo in terminal. Thunar root access works properly so I know the password is okay. Any hints as to what is wrong?
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Re: Terminal doesn't recognize my root password?

Postby francois » 30 Mar 2016, 01:26

There is no sudo with porteus, only su and then the password. :wink:
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Re: Terminal doesn't recognize my root password?

Postby yldouright » 30 Mar 2016, 02:00

Doh! The su root gave me root command access. :oops:
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Re: Terminal doesn't recognize my root password?

Postby francois » 30 Mar 2016, 02:14

We thought about using sudo, but its installation was rather problematic. So you are left with su. :(
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