Root user

Constantine Evans constantine at
Fri Jan 26 14:08:48 UTC 2007

Luis Rodrigues wrote:
> hi,
> how can i have a user with all root permissions just like the root user.
> One example is change the owner of a folder that belongs to root to my
> user without using the root account!

Am I correct in interpreting this question as essentially asking whether
you can rename root? If that is what you are asking, then yes, you can,
but I am reluctant to tell anyone how to do so because of the many
opportunities for significant system breakage.


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