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[INFO] How to become root on the liveiso

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[INFO] How to become root on the liveiso

Post by erikdubois » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:17 am

Standard we did not set a password in the liveiso.

You can therefor logout and login into Xfce, Openbox and i3 without password and with liveuser as login.

BUT

some users would like to become root to change or address file systems

We can give the root account a password in the live iso by doing this in a terminal

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sudo passwd root
Type in your desired password (twice)
then
type this command in the terminal

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su
type in the root password and the hashtag has changed fro $ to # meaning you are root now.

or type this in the terminal

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whoami
And with this command you can become liveuser again

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exit
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