Uninstall MacPorts with no password

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Tue May 18 03:37:35 PDT 2010

On May 18, 2010, at 05:20, Paul Morgan wrote:

> Thanks for your replies, however, I confirm I was able to install MacPorts without a password. The install popped up a dialogue box asking for my account name and password. I just clicked OK (as I have no password), and MacPorts installed fine (note, I did not install using the Terminal).

Understood. But you cannot use the sudo command without setting a password on your account, and using the sudo command is integral to the use and uninstallation of MacPorts. So set a password for your user account.

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