[OpenIndiana-discuss] How to login as root

Jasse Jansson jasse at yberwaffe.com
Sat Sep 25 18:17:54 UTC 2010

  On 09/25/10 07:49 PM, Jon Tibble wrote:
> On 09/25/10 06:22 PM, Jasse Jansson wrote:
>> I just installed oi147 from the live CD but I can't get access to the
>> setup utilities nor login as root
>> I can't find any relevant info on the oi website about this.
>> I must have missed something obvious for sure.
>> Pointers appreciated.
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> type 'su -' to su to root.  It will ask for the password - this it the 
> one you set for the user account during installation.
> That password for root was set to expire so you will then be prompted 
> for a new root password.  Once done you can use the root password for 
> the privileged utilities such as package manager.
Yep, that's it. Works fine now.
This hint should be in the FAQ on the wiki.

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