Originally Posted by mericet
It had to be something simple - unless you were silly enough to leave it unattended in super-user mode!
don't try the above at home
Certainly not! If I had done that, I have no doubt that my computer would have burst into flames.
I'm sure it was some simple set of clicks that I just do not know about. It's usually the keyboard he gets his hands on, and when he does that, he always manages to take a bunch of screenshots, and I have no idea what the keyboard shortcut for that is.
In regard to your super-user code, not that I would recommend it with a two-year-old in the house, but I found this interesting reading:
Myths - You will harm your system as root
It's probably not a good idea for newcomers (like me!), but it's interesting nonetheless.