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Old 11-19-2001
need to get to root level

In the terminal, it shows i am in the [localhost:~]
I need to get back into root, HOW DO I DO IT!?!?!?!
Anyone who can help please do ASAP

Confused mac user trying to learn UNIX
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Old 11-19-2001
If you mean you want to get into the root directory, just type "cd /" to change directories to the root directory. Typing "cd" by itself, will return you to your home directory (which is usually designated by the ~ symblol).
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Old 11-19-2001

man cd will also help you

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