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Re: Peculiar problem with root login




On 12-06-17, Erik Karlin wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 08:06:21PM +0200, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> > On 12-06-17, Felix Miata wrote:
> > > Jan-Peter Rühmann composed on 2017-06-12 17:15 (UTC+0200):
> > > .
> > > > Normally you can´t login via Root, because there is no entry in the passwd file.
> > > .
> > > That is false for every Debian installation (Squeeze, Wheezy, Jessie, Stretch at
> > > least) I have ever done (unless maybe I'm misremembering all the way back to Etch).
> > > -- 
> > > "The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
> > > words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)
> > > 
> > >  Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!
> > > 
> > > Felix Miata  ***  http://fm.no-ip.com/
> > > 
> > 
> > dejan@ddeb:~$ cat /etc/passwd | grep root
> > root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
> > 
> > Perhaps it is true if you choose not to create root account during
> > installation process.
> > 
> > 
> man 5 shadow

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