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These are the steps I'm trying to follow.

Root Kindle Fire HD Step 4: Open up a Terminal, at the Terminal window ($ command >prompt) type:

Code:

su -

Enter your Root Password if requested to do so. You should now see a # at the command >prompt.

The password I enter for any sudo commands doesn't work. I entered the 32 character master password that I created when I installed this version of Ubuntu 12. I tried a bunch of passwords that I've never used on this computer. "root." I don't know what else to try.

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Root and sudo have different password iirc. See this wiki page. –  Seth Feb 4 '13 at 20:50
    
Thank you, but I haven't set any other passwords. What is the default? –  hortstu Feb 4 '13 at 20:58
    
OK thanks so if I just prepend all the commands with sudo I'll get the same results. Please reply if I'm wrong about this assumption. –  hortstu Feb 4 '13 at 20:59
    
I'm not sure, but it might. What guide are you following? –  Seth Feb 4 '13 at 21:14
    
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