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How to know my root password?

How to access root in Natty? usually, i use this methode for login as root sudo password root but in Natty this methode not work. there a solution?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Luis Alvarado, Marco Ceppi May 8 '11 at 0:41

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You have a typo, it's passwd, not password. – Jorge Castro May 5 '11 at 21:53
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If you want that you can install "nautilus-gksu" which will give you root access on the right click menu.

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If you want to be root in a terminal it is sudo su.

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no, I mean how to access folder in root. I want to try copy and paste into root folder. in maverick, I only login to root with method [sudo password root] and I can access folder in root – fanoy May 5 '11 at 22:13
sudo passwd root (see Jorge Castro's post) – Rinzwind May 5 '11 at 22:29
@robin0800 A more elegant way is sudo -s. See the community documentation for more details. – Eliah Kagan Oct 2 '12 at 18:49
@EliahKagan And that should be the only fair answer! – Bruno Pereira Oct 2 '12 at 19:44

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