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by onojk123
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.

Yes that did the trick. You mustn't leave it as default, but type in the word wheel at the proper question while adding a user (at setup).

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Login group is username. Invite username into other groups? : wheel
by onojk123
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.

I think its the way I added my user to the "wheel" during the setup.
by onojk123
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Root password doesn't currently work, I already reset it.

I have never used any variant / original of freebsd. I can't get my root password to work. I followed the recommended setup steps and I also reset the password in single user mode. I have used Debian style operating systems in the past.

I would appreciate the help.