Open Terminal as root
Sometimes, you'll be asked to open a Terminal window, and become root.
To do that from a remote computer, SSH into your HDA.
NOTE: Precede each command with
sudo for Ubuntu and Fedora if you did not create a root password.
Once the Terminal window is open, type the following command:
You'll be asked for the root password (for Ubuntu and Fedora, the password is your user password):
You now have a Terminal open, and you're logged as root:
To exit back to the standard user: