fix it on another machine
but TBH you are showing exactly why you should not be running as root all the time
what makes you think that sudo is bad and is inhibiting you
there are no standards - and will result in burnt out pi'sSo why not use a regular power connector like a 5.5 x 2.1mm DC power plug, as used in so many other places?
^^ howI had a power button also customized to turn off the RPI