Change root password on GNU/Linux
$ sudo passwd root
will prompt you to type a new password, twice.
You can always use
apropos to look for utilities. For example, if you are seeking to change the root password, you can run:
$ apropos -a change password
which will print:
chage (1) - change user password expiry information passwd (1) - change user password smbpasswd (8) - change a user's SMB password
$ man passwd to read how it works i.e. the description.
I do self-funded research and I'm writing a book.
> What's the book about?
About technologies and epistemology.
Meaning, technologies can foster agency. No doubt. But I am also asking:
Can technologies make us blind?
I posted a summary of the prologue on the homepage: https://yctct.com/