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post May 19 2006, 09:14 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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In Linux I am logged in as root. How can I view other users files? I can seem to see their home directory or any diretories?
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post May 19 2006, 11:12 AM
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Its GNU/

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Root user can basically view any file on the system. Just navigate to the right directory inside /home.

However, getting root access ona machine with network shares generally doesnt allow you to get root permissions with regard to the files on those network shares - In fact in a lot of cases the root user is actively barred from entering network shares by the server.

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