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Create a superuser shell without enabling root
Authored by: rhowell on Jan 26, '04 10:14:37PM

Thanks for the info dhrakar. I find some things next to impossible using only "sudo", such as changing directories and getting file listings in other people's home accounts. I discovered this when I decided I'd put my entire iPhoto Library and iTunes Library in the /Users/Shared folder, and then replace my wife's and kid's corresponding folders with soft links pointing to the shared libraries. Then we could all share our photos and music.

Doing this with sudo is a nightmare. Doing it with sudo -s is a breeze.

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