[maemo-users] Getting root on OS2008

From: Tuukka Tolvanen tuukka.tolvanen at gmail.com
Date: Sun Dec 30 19:24:46 EET 2007
Ed Bartosh wrote:

> Just one suggestion. '4. Open xterm' item in your list looks a bit confusing for me.
> I'd replace it with something like 'run your favorite ssh client on your desktop'.

That change to step 4 would complicate step 5; you'd have to know where 
to reach the tablet, you might not have network or your favorite ssh 
client or a desktop available, etc. ...iow, it would take prerequisites 
that aren't known to be available.

> On Sun, 2007-12-30 at 01:00, ext Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> Easy!
>>  1. Enable the Maemo Extras repository
>>  2. Install openssh
>>  3. Define a root password (openssh's installer prompts you for this)
>>  4. Open xterm
>>  5. ssh root at localhost
>>     Type the password you set in step 3.


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