Root User

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So you want to know how to become root :) follow the steps below:

1, At the bottom left corner of the screen you will see the familiar icon of a Gecko called "geeko" it is a small green icon of a lizard (Left click on this icon)

2, Scroll up to Terminal (Konsole) and left click on it with your mouse.(This will open up a new window)

3, In the new window that has opened you will see a flashing cursor, if you don't place your cursor at the end of the line in the window and left click.

4, Now type "su" without the "" capitalisation is very important you will notice I have only used lower case letters make sure you only use lower case letters also

5, You will be prompted to enter a password (enter the password you assigned when you installed OpenSuse)

Your done