Originally Posted by evilghost
No problem, I guess there's two ways to make an assumption about a setup.
1) Assume the local user you're adding is a admin/sudoer
2) Assume nothing.
Ubuntu does #1, Debian does #2. Which one is better? Who knows, but I like no assumptions.
Mandriva did # 2 also...but in the installation, you were able to make a superuser.