How to get root access?

How could I become root? On sudo su it says Your account has been expired; please contact your system administrator.

sudo -s
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sudo -i

See also: Expired root account

People seem to have passionately held views about whether the root account should or should not be disabled. (Yeah, first world problem. :slight_smile:) So if you fall into the “not” camp then the linked post tells you how to get rid of the above error message.