Superuser password lost

Bill Moran wmoran at
Wed Mar 12 13:52:41 UTC 2008

In response to Luigi <bsd.luigi at>:

> Hi all,
> Maybe it's a simple question but i'm a newbie lost in my new BSDworld.
> I've installed PC-BSD but when I want to install a software, It ask me a 
> superuser password.
> I think I lost this password. How can I retrieve this superuser password ?

This is a PC-BSD-specific question.  There is no such thing as "the
superuser" ... it's a colloquialism frequently used by folks to make
things sound cooler (or for some other reason I don't understand)

PC-BSD has several community lists, including a support list.  Have
you tried asking there?:

Bill Moran

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