How to Login As Root SuperUser on Linux Kali Terminal Shell Command-Line

January 9, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Log-in as Administrator on Linux Kali Shell

The Linux Tip Simply shows you How to Get a Login as the Root SuperUser on Linux Kali 1.x/2.x/2016/2017/2018/2019/2020 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.

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  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Login as SuperUser Administrator on Linux Kali - Kali Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  2. The root User is the Default One on Linux Kali so initially, you should already be Logged in as the SuperUser…

  3. Making an Admin Root Login on Linux Kali.

    su root

    You will be prompted to Insert the SuperUser Password
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    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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