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can't su to root (OSX 10.6)
Authored by: cletarsus on Aug 27, '10 09:27:53AM

Howdy all. I'm perplexed. I have enabled the root account on my macbook. I can log in as root with no trouble. However, when I try to su or su root from a regular account snow leopard says su: Sorry and returns me to the command line. What am I missing? Many thanks.



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can't su to root (OSX 10.6)
Authored by: robleach on Aug 27, '10 11:33:55AM

I think this belongs in the forums.



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can't su to root (OSX 10.6)
Authored by: crarko on Aug 27, '10 11:46:19AM

Yes, that would be best. Cletarsus, please register at our forum site, hintsforums.macworld.com, and repost your help request there.

Craig A.



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can't su to root (OSX 10.6)
Authored by: cal81985 on Oct 23, '10 09:24:21AM

Just in case you didn't get an answer or someone is reading this wondering the same thing, Mac OS X's Terminal uses "sudo" rather than "su".



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