How To Change Root User Password in Ubuntu
Change Root User password in Ubuntu
A lot of newbie guys usually come across this problem. Root User’s permissions is pretty much required in Ubuntu to perform almost any task.
Steps to change root user password :
1. Open terminal by going to Applications menu -> System -> Terminal or simply use the short-cut key Ctrl + Alt + T.
2. Type “sudo passwd” (without quotes) in the terminal.
3. Now, it’ll ask for the user account password through which you are currently logged in, type it.
4. Now it’ll ask you to set a new password for root user, do it.
To get root user permission in any task, simply add “sudo” before any command in terminal. For ex. “sudo apt-get install adb“. Or you can simply type “su” to be in root user mode for the entire terminal session.
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