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SU from within VIM

I can’t even count how many times I’ve edited a read only file in VIM, not even noticing the warning that pops up telling me so. Its a royal pain to type in thing twice, especially config changes. After a little looking around I found a way around it. Its not perfect and its not […]

July 28, 2008 | Computers | Comments Off on SU from within VIM

“su” to root on OS X without enabling the root user

I guess this is an old unix trick, but I didn’t know it: sudo su – You must have sudo rights (ie: be an administrator). Thanks, Jeremy!

June 4, 2008 | Computers | Comments Off on “su” to root on OS X without enabling the root user