What is the root user or superuser and how should I use root on my system?

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux uses the concept of the root user or superuser. The root user is the first user created during the process of installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The root user is also called 'superuser' because it has no limits placed on it by the system. As root you can do anything, hence the term superuser.

It is a very good idea to create at least on...

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