The Root Account and the
The Troubleshooting Guide assumes that you are logged in to Photon OS with the root account and running commands as root. The
sudo program comes with the full version of Photon OS. On the minimal version, you must install
sudo with tdnf if you want to use it. As an alternative to installing
sudo on the minimal version, you can switch users as needed with the
su command to run commands that require root privileges.