I need to change the permissions on a folder and its sub folders from 'root' to me 'andrew'. First I need to log in as 'root' to be able to change this - correct? The folder is -
Chown and Chmod commands have been mentioned to change permissions.
I can't change to root from the terminal as I don't know the password. Do I need to do something on boot up to log in as 'root'? I think I might.
I would appreciate an accurate concise answer. Please list the steps I need to take to do this.