Describe the root account

Describe the root account

Root account is the superuser account in Linux i.e it has the most privileges in the LINUX system. It is an account for administrative purposes. The root account can add new accounts, change passwords of accounts, allow installation of software, etc.

Since this account has the most privileges, it is important to be careful when using it. The system does as it is requested by the root account, so it is necessary to not type any wrong commands, as it may lead to deletion of files. This account also has no security restrictions on it.

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