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Old 10-06-2003, 12:13 PM   #1
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temporary root status?

I heard there is some way to become root temporarily so you can install something. What is it called, and how do I do it?

Maybe a link would help, I posted here cause I didn't even know what to search for.
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type: su
then supply root pw

type exit to return to normal user.

just more info on su


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