I always thought "root" was a default user created when you install basically any Linux. During installation, it asked me to choose a username, so I picked "devadmin". Is that my "root" user now?
You have a single user, who can use
To become actually root:
To HAVE a root account:
(then type a new password, and that will be your new root account's password.)
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On every Linux system, there is a
If you need a root shell for a longer time you could use the -s option with the sudo command:
to create a permanent root shell. And type
to leave the root shell when you're done with your work.