View Full Version : new password on knoppix

12-07-2004, 06:30 PM
I just installed knoppix on my machine (knoppix-installer). I would like to stabilish the root and user passwords.
How can I do that??

12-07-2004, 07:58 PM
That should have been part of the install. Didn't you set passwords and user names when doing the install?

12-09-2004, 04:04 AM
Passwords are not set during the install if it's a knoppix style install.
You can set (or change) the passwords with the command 'sudo passwd' (for root) or 'sudo passwd knoppix' (for user knoppix).

12-10-2004, 12:25 PM
CrashedAgain is right.

I did a so fast installation that I got myself confused if the system had ever asked me for the root and user passwords. I think not.

I''ll follow CrashedAgain advice. I'll set passwords as his directions.

Thaks all.