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Old 11-11-2012, 05:40 AM   #16
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This is what wikipedia says about it:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_directory
 
Old 11-11-2012, 05:50 AM   #17
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Thanks for looking it up; nigelc

In computer file systems, the root directory is the first or top-most directory in a hierarchy. It can be likened to the root of a tree the starting point where all branches originate.
 
Old 11-11-2012, 12:07 PM   #18
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You can mount any place a root. You can name any name user as root. They are two different things entirely.
 
Old 11-15-2012, 03:32 AM   #19
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Actually if anyone gets confused by root, they need a small orientation about *ix, focusing on the differences for DOS and an "easy dozen" commands list.

Starting with no preparation at all and jumping directly into systems work is really the ROOT OF ALL EVIL.

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