✔ How to enable root login on Ubuntu and Debian

How to enable root login on Ubuntu and Debian

 

1. How to enable root account?

Enabling root account is not at all require, however you may enable using ‘sudo -i‘ command to enable root access, you need to supply your password.

$ sudo -i

2. How to change root password?

You can change root password with ‘sudo passwd root‘ command as shown below.

$ sudo passwd root
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully

3. How to disable root access?

You can disable root access with following command.

$ sudo passwd -l root

 

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