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Sometimes the DE crashes while I move a file in a different directory. If I switch shell typing Ctrl+Alt+F2, to reboot, the prompt asks me to input the password but it does not recognize mine.

Now, since Elementary OS does not allow to set a Super User, How can I do in case everything freezes?

  • Please help me understand what do you mean by, "Elementary OS does not allow to set a Super User". – Hasan Apr 30 at 14:58
  • Hi, I mean that installing eOS you only set a user password. Sure you can elevate yourself to SU, task by task, with the terminal emulator, but this doesn't help (not for me) outside shell 7. – gimax Apr 30 at 19:10

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