Last edit: 06 May 2022

#1. Enter Crosh shell

Launch the Chromium browser in FydeOS, and simultaneously press Ctrl + Alt + t keys on the keyboard (on some computers, such as Apple Mac, you need to press Fn + Ctrl + Alt + t, then Chromium will automatically open a new tab called crosh. It stands for "Chromium OS Developer Shell".

#2. Enter Bash shell

At the prompt of the crosh tab that pops up, enter:


The prompt at this time should be:

chronos@localhost / $

#3. Get root

sudo su -

Note that as of FydeOS for PC v6.0, the default user chronos will no longer come with a default password. You can directly use the sudo command to perform command line operations that require root privileges. You can refer to this if you need to change your password.