Linux Mint 17.3 Root Login on Shell Command-Line Terminal

January 8th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Mint 17.3 Root Login

Welcome Mint User! This Tip Simply Shows You How-to Login as the Root SuperUser on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Shell/Terminal/Command-Line.

In Unix-like computer OSes, root is the conventional name of the user who has all rights or permissions (to all files and programs) in all modes (single- or multi-user).

On Unix-like systems the user with a user identifier (UID) of zero is the SuperUser, regardless of the name of that account

Be Cautious because the SuperUser has the Powers to Execute All Good/Bad Actions and Commands on GNU/Linux Shell.

Linux Mint 17.3 Root Login - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 17.3 Root Login - Open Terminal

  2. Making an Admin Root Login on Linux Mint

    sudo su

    You will be prompted to Insert the SuperUser Password
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    To Confirm You are Logged in as root the Shell Prompt will change showing a trailing

    Then to End the SuperUser Session do


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