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LaunchAsRoot for Mac

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Key Details of LaunchAsRoot

  • An app's passport to running as superuser, i.e. with root privileges.
  • Last updated on May 19, 2011
  • There have been 8 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Developer's Description

An app's passport to running as superuser, i.e. with root privileges.

LaunchAsRoot is an app's passport to running as superuser, i.e. with root privileges. It runs as an application and service for launching applications as root user.

How to use : Drag the application (or a document) you wish to launch as root on top of the LaunchAsRoot application icon in the Finder. You will presented with an authentication dialog. Enter the name and password of an administrator to allow the application to be launched by LaunchAsRoot. LaunchAsRoot quits after launching the application.

How to use Service: Control-click on the application (or a document) in the Finder and select "Launch As Root" from the Services contextual submenu. You will presented with an authentication dialog. Enter the name and password of an administrator to allow the application to be launched by LaunchAsRoot. LaunchAsRoot quits after launching the application.

LaunchAsRoot is a part of the Limit Point Software Utilities Bundle : http://www.limit-point.com/Utilities.html. Purchase a Utilities password to activate all the utilities. Updates are free, new products included.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
May 19, 2011
Latest update
May 19, 2011
Version
1.0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Mac
Operating System
Mac OS X, Mac OS X 10.6
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
3,606
Downloads Last Week
1

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