I'm playing around with Deft 7 on a virtual machine because I want to learn it..... I have an issue when installing programs of executing programs that need super user rights. My account is just an administrator account. I'm trying to install the VMware tools for linux but I can't past the part where I try to execute the vmware-install.pl file!! because I need to run it as a super user or root user...... when I try to switch it to the root user with the command su - and then asks me for the password...... I believe the password is my current password!!! in Fedora is!! and I'm guessing that because Fedora and Deft 7 are written is Linux well is the same!! but it doesn't take the password!!! I try it and try it but doesn't take it. I researched the problem and I found on the Deft website this:
Default root password for DEFT virtual appliance is deft.
There isn’t root password for DEFT Linux live.
Her is the source
I tried them all and even the suggested ones but not luck!! I'm going crazy!! Does anyone know what the root password is for Deft 7? or has anyone else had this problem before? I hope you can help me with this! Thanks!