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OS 10.5 - login as root


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to gain access as root i type "login root" and a password prompt is given which i cant seem to qualify. i am aware of only one password i used to install the osx?

where can i verify i have the correct passwords?
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http://docs.info.apple.com/article.h...en/mh1549.html

do you really need a root account tho?
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recently i had osx 10.4.11 crash completely w/o my input, i know i can do better than that as root. now have 10.5.2 / macbook pro

i am curious where vmware is putting their virtual machine files and if a dead virtual machine is completely removed. reference posting on the vmware forum (may need a login):
http://communities.vmware.com/message/894012

i aspire root because no love from sudo
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If you want to see hidden files you can just use TinkerTool
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