Linux root password for live session

When there is no root password for a live session in linux you can type:

sudo passwd root

Then enter a new unix password

Then type su as normal to gain root access.
su

Another way: in Debian there is no root user only type
#sudo su –

If you need root access in Ubuntu then it’s different, there is no actual root, with Ubuntu you need to do sudo, this line shows you how.

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