Computer Tips - Linux: get a superuser shell prompt

Date: 2021jun22 Q. Linux: get a superuser shell prompt (If you don't want to type sudo before every command) A. 1. If user root has "x" for its password in /etc/passwd and an encrypted password in /etc/shadow you can do
$ su Password: <enter root password> #
2. But if user root is not setup that way:
sudo bash [sudo] password for user: <enter password> #