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10.5: Enable the root user
Authored by: Tiny Clanger on Oct 30, '07 01:23:22PM

I'm fairly sure OS X uses the standard Unix method of setting the encrypted password to something that can never be produced by crypt(), so that no password can ever match. If that's so, you don't need to bother...

While I'm here, does anyone know how to change root's shell? chsh lets me change it to /bin/zsh, but when I run sudo -s, I still get bash. I hate bash :(



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