Root access in OS X Leopard

By lopdog
Oct 18, 2009
  1. Hi!

    I'm new to OSX Leopard, and I'm not sure how to run a program with root privilege. This is a command I've been told to run in terminal, but how do I run it with root privileges?

    vi /System/Library/Extensions/IONetworkingFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleBCM5701Ethernet.kext/Contents/Info.plist
    I want to edit and save the Info.plist file, can anyone help me with this?

  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    Have you tried it with using sudo first?
  3. lopdog

    lopdog TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 295

    OK, thanks. It didn't seem to work at first, maybe because my account didn't have a password. After adding a password it worked.
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