Nathaniel13
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Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 6:26 pm

what are the default admin credentials

SimonSmall
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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 6:47 pm

Why?

Just use the Pi user. If the system complains that you don't have permission, add "sudo " in front of the command (for Raspian OS).

Or are you asking for a different OS or when using the GUI desktop?

Nathaniel13
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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 8:15 pm

because i wanted to know thats why i posted it

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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 8:37 pm

root is the admin, the overlord or bofh account for Linux and Unix alike. :lol:

Normally you cannot access root because it has no password, however you can use sudo su or set a working password with sudo passwd

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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 8:41 pm

redhawk wrote:root is the admin, the overlord or bofh account for Linux and Unix alike. :lol:

Normally you cannot access root because it has no password, however you can use sudo su or set a working password with sudo passwd

Richard S.

The bastard Operatot Of Hell, sence No.: 2013
For those that do not like the pi user enter this:

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sudo passwd -l pi
exit
Happy passwd hacking !!

Nathaniel13
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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 9:00 pm

redhawk wrote:root is the admin, the overlord or bofh account for Linux and Unix alike. :lol:

Normally you cannot access root because it has no password, however you can use sudo su or set a working password with sudo passwd

Richard S.
can u use it to login?

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redhawk
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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 9:03 pm

If you set a password for root you can login as root.

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rpdom
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Re: Admin User

Thu May 30, 2013 9:06 pm

remsnet wrote:b]The bastard Operatot Of Hell, sence No.: 2013[/b]
For those that do not like the pi user enter this:

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sudo passwd -l pi
exit
Happy passwd hacking !!
But if you must go down that rather drastic path, make sure you have enabled root or another user login first!

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Re: Admin User

Fri May 31, 2013 7:14 am

I did look that one up , whoa.

Really a true BOFH advice. Don't do that !
Set a password for root first , at least.

ghans
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