What is the root password for Arch Linux? The default root password is ‘root‘.
What is Linux default password? To answer the literal question: no, there is no default password. Usually by default an account will have an “invalid” password, that is, a password hash that will not be matched by any password at all.
What is the default username and password for Arch Linux? Actually, there is no default user for the os. You can try root without any password and it most probably will prompt you to create a user.
How do I change my Arch Linux password?
- Boot the LiveCD and mount the root partition of your main system.
- Use the passwd –root MOUNT_POINT USER_NAME command to set the new password (you will not be prompted for an old one).
- Unmount the root partition.
- Reboot, and enter your new password.