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Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 27, '01 11:58:15PM

you need to enable the root password through netinfo, under security.

Then open up the terminal, and su into root.

With root, you can remove be careful and don't delete any important files.

You can also use chmod to change directory permissions
If you don't know about unix commands, the easiest way to learn is to look at the man files. type man and the command that you are interested in.

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override permissions
Authored by: Galt_drakkor on Apr 14, '01 02:08:52AM

Once you have enabled root login.

find //the command line tool
open launcher. enter the following commands:
$su admin
//enter passwd
$su root
//enter passwd
cd /
chmod 775 Applications //that should give write permission to root and admin
cd Applications
rm -rf FolderToRemove //remove recursive quiet offending folder
exit//be polite exit out of shells

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