On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:05:18AM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 04:11:13PM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> > I don't suppose anyone else chose 'root' as their primary account
> > name during install?
> > 
> > I did and am wondering if this is why my OS X installation is totally
> > hosed & useless: I can't open folders in my (own!) Home (Insufficient
> That would be it. Root on Mac OS X is a special user that by default isn't
> enabled and doesn't have a home directory, etc.
> You probably need to re-install and choose a normal user name. This user will

What, how about bin? Or mail? Or daemon? :-)

OS X really shouldn't've let me use a system name. Doh!

> be set up as an administrator and have pretty good access rights. For easy
> access you can do 'sudo tcsh' or if you want to enable root via
> Applications|Utilities|NetInfo - it's a menu option.


Anyone played with Project Builder?


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