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[user@freebsd ~]$ su root 
Password: 
su: bashlia: No such file or directory

How come i cannot switch user to root account?

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Looks like it isn't finding the shell you use called "bashlia". Maybe one of the following will work for you:

sudo su

or

su - root

or

sudo -u root /bin/bash
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user is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported. –  kennedysee Jun 18 '10 at 6:21
    
su -s /bin/sh –  grawity Jun 18 '10 at 11:21

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