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Major Kernel Update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Released and Patches 13 Issues

Few days back, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, posted two new security notices on multiple Linux kernel vulnerabilities patched for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating systems. To learn more information on the subject and know what’s patched in this major kernel update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, we recommend reading

How to set the root (su) password in Ubuntu ?

You may have noticed that you can’t login to root account on Ubuntu, this is because root doesn’t actually have a password set. Type the following command: sudo passwd The following message will appear: [sudo] password for [username]: [Type your user password and press return] After that another message will appear, the following: Type new