Linux Mint 18.1 Root Login
Welcome Mint User! This Tip Simply Shows You How to Login as the Root SuperUser on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Shell/Terminal/Command-Line.
And 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).
Furthermore, on Unix-like systems the user with a user identifier (UID) of zero is the SuperUser, regardless of the name of that account
Most noteworthy: Be Cautious and Triple Check your Commands before Execution to avoid unpleasant results.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Making an Admin Root Login on Linux Mint
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