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Superuser password. What is the default superuser(Root) password on acer Aspire One with Factory Installed Linux Mini?

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    Ginko Dec 20, 2008

    Thanks mike, but this is a different password, I guess I will have to call Acer to find out.

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You can also try booting off cdrom (or a live linux cdrom) then edit the /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, or /etc/shadow/passwd (exactly which depends on your installation options and linux distribution) to delete the encrypted password string.

That will mean root has no password; naturally, you'll want to rectify that as soon as you boot up from the hard drive.

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I am not sure what the default root password is, but you could try
this website:

http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.shtml


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