How to have superuser power in a libertine container?

Asked by Emanuele Sorce on 2016-09-17

In a chroot vivid container, I haven't found any way to get root permission. I have installed a terminal, but i can't find root password. The su wasn't installed. So I moved the su file that I already have in the phone in the container, and I configured sudoers. Doesn't work. I tryed to change some directory permission but doesn't work (And I broke the container). There is a way?

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Unfortunately, the way unprivileged chroot's work, sudo/su does not work due to the file permissions set when using proot to run commands inside the container. I've researched this extensively to find a solution, and I've yet to find a secure, workable solution.

The best bet is to wait for LXC support on Ubuntu Touch devices. I'll answer your other question separately about that.

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