Systemless root is the new rooting method for Android 6.0 and later. This article shows you the advantages and disadvantages of systemless root and all you need to know about it.
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Have you ever wanted to run bash script as a root user during startup? Here’s how you can harness the power of cron and set your scripts to run at startup.
In Linux, there are several ways to switch to the root user and it can be confusing. Learn the differences between each command and their use cases.
Deleting the root user is a security precaution and overall just something that is good to do. Here is how you can disable the root account in Linux.
To get added functionality on their phones, many people root or jailbreak their device. Do you root or jailbreak your phone?
DriveDroid is an Android app that allows you to boot into a number of Linux distributions on your computer from their ISO/IMG files stored on your device. Let’s check out how it works.
If you are new to the Xposed Frameworks and do not know which modules exist, this list of 6 useful Xposed modules should help you get started.
The Root user account on Mac allows you to modify the system files. Apple disabled it by default, but you can enable it if you wish. Here’s how you can do it.
So what should you do after rooting your Android phone? Here are 5 useful apps for you to leverage the root access of your device. Check them out.
The benefit of rooting your Android phone is that you can customize your phone to the fullest. Here are 12 of the best root apps for your Android phone.
The best thing about Android is that you can customize it to your liking. But before you do that, first learn about what is Root, Custom Recovery, and Custom ROMs.
Are you seeing the “Authentication is needed to run /usr/bin/dropbox as the super user” prompt for Dropbox in Ubuntu? Here’s the fix.
If you are looking to multi-task on your Android device, XMultiWindow allows you to open multiple Android apps in split view and access all of them simultaneously.
Installing a custom Android ROM is good, but the process isn’t an easy one, Here are some things to know if you’re just raring to give custom ROMs a try.
One of the bigger questions surrounding smartphone ownership is if you should jailbreak or root it. This practice is done against the advice of the makers of the smartphones, whether it be Apple, Samsung. In this article, we will discuss if it is worth it to jailbreak or root your smartphone.
Rooting your Android device in essence will give you free reign to do almost any kind of customizing you would like to do. There are some pros and cons you may want to weigh before jumping into rooting your Android.
For Linux users, I am sure you have come across the command “sudo” and probably “su”. While veteran users know exactly what they mean, newbies are always confused when to use which and the implication and complication involving with both. In this article, we will explain in detail what “sudo” and “su” is, the difference between them and when to use them.
Installing a Perl module is not a genius’ work, but getting it done without root access can be a challenging task (of course not impossible). You may face this situation when you do not have rights to standard directories where a Perl module is installed. In this tutorial we will see how we can install […]