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How can I be a root user to make whatever I want using KDE? I want to get access to certain files but it doesn't let me. I'm the only user of this machine and I don't care about permissions or users limitations...
1. logoff and login as root
2. open a terminal and type: su (you will have a root terminal)
3.browse to System->More applications->File Manager-Super User Mode
4.browse to System->More applications->Terminal Program-Super User Mode
Use root only to install/uninstall software and to configure stuff.
Do not use root all the time. It's really easy to brake your System, especially if you are a newbie
Respect the permissions. Stop thinking as a Windows user.