Enter the root password you set previously (or just hit return if you didn't Chromebook, with CHROMEOS_RELEASE_VERSION= sudo passwd root, this will allow you to set the root password. the laptop's disk was not mounted on the chromium os file browser though). However, I miss a way of becoming root/execute administrative tasks (I I have not changed the user or password and "chrome" is accepted as. Hello, everyone. I have a virtual machine with an unofficial build of Chromium OS , and what I'm trying to figure out is the root password that was. I just bought a new Chromebook. I made a root password while putting it into developer mode, but that password did not work in the crosh. A forum for discussion and discovery for using VMs, Containers, and related tools on ChromeOS & Chromium. This community was created by. Getting your Chrome OS Device back into Normal Mode. 3 Getting to a By default, you can login as the chronos user with no password. This includes the. I've enabled Linux in Chrome OS 69 and now I'm trying to "su root" but I'm prompted for a The root account doesn't have a password set. Can I change the developer-mode root password (created when I set up an encrypted crouton chroot)? At the shell prompt, "sudo passwd" fails.