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I used Windows installer for installing 10.04 LTS desktop. When I try sudo password root and enter login password it gives sudo: password: command not found.

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What are you trying to do, exactly? What do you mean by "get root"? This expression can mean many different things. – Eliah Kagan Feb 19 '13 at 15:45
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Use sudo passwd root command.

It is not password. It is passwd

But enabling root account is not a recommendation on Ubuntu.

Then If you want to log on as root, use

su root

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It works, Thanks! I like Ubuntu and this community. The response was really fast. – RichardX Feb 19 '13 at 16:10
your welcome friend but search on this site before you post a question :) – dedunumax Feb 19 '13 at 16:10

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