Linux System Administration

Now that you have your Linux operating system running, how do you keep it running effectively? That is the job of the system administrator, also known as root, or sysadmin the person who does everything in the background that makes sure the machine you are working on does not come to a screeching halt in the middle of a program.
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Changing Root password

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When trying to change my root password by using the "sudo -su" command i get this:
bash: sudo-su: command not found

then i am asked for my current UNIX? Which is defeating the whole object as i have no idea what the UNIX password is... please help mw someone

duh

Anonymous's picture

sudo-su: command not found <<<<< no kidding.....

try it with a space in it :P

sudo -su

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