chantra at debuntu.org has written another small support-piece, this time about using the ubuntu default root password or the sudo way
Read it here
The first time I installed Ubuntu on a computer, I was rather used to debian and went through the whole install process easily.
When I rebooted my system and open a text-console, my first action was to su – in order to gain roots grants. What a surprise when I was promted for a password. Damn, What was it?!?