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Old 03-18-2005, 12:18 PM   #16
TigerOC
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OK having done some background reading on early unix commands I concede that su is interpreted as "switch user" however in the context of my first post when used alone without a switch I am correct. This is the intention of the command i.e. the plain command su is an instruction to become super user which is required in this situation.
 
  


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