Is my user a root?

If I don’t a new account after I install Garuda, does that mean my account is a root account?

The primary user off the back of a fresh installation is a member of the wheel group and can run commands as root using sudo.

root is a separate user. Depending on the choices you made in the installer, root may have the same password as the primary user.


So when I run a program it won’t have root access right?
I don’t mean by using sudo in a terminal, I mean like when I run a program on the desktop or something

A program run as your regular user will not have root access. If you launch a program that needs root access, for example Btrfs Assistant or Garuda Boot Options, it should explicitly ask you to authorize elevating to root for that process.

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