Sometimes you need root level access. Like for example, say you need to set permissions to some files that your current main user does not have access to. Root can do this.

Use root sparingly, it can be dangerous.

nicksmacbook:~ nyeates$ sudo su root
sh-3.2# passwd
Changing password for root.
New password:
Retype new password:
technology/mac/root_user_access.txt · Last modified: 12.10.2010 11:19 by
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