This tutorial is now obsolete. You can safely root your Hudl using this free tool. Available for PC, Mac & Linux.
Interested in Rooting the Tesco Hudl? Well,Less than 24 hours after it’s release the Tesco Hudl has been rooted and SuperSU successfully installed by MoDaCo. Akufu has had the chance to test this root and confirmed it as WORKING.
The rooting method is new so doesn’t always work as planned. Therefore you use this at your own risk! Worst case scenario, you will have to go back to Tesco and plead ignorance.
How to Root The Tesco Hudl
ENSURE YOU ARE ON ROM 20130923.020558 (SETTINGS -> ABOUT -> HUDL UPDATES). All instructions must be completed on a Linux install, I used Parallels and Ubuntu on my Mac.