beroot

… don’t confuse with reboot ;)

alias beroot="sudo su -l root -c \"$(which bash) --rcfile $HOME/.bashrc\""

I like to feel home in my environment, even when I assume root rights. Since not everyone likes my .bashrc file in scenarios where the root account is shared, I have the above alias inside my .bashrc, so that whenever I type beroot it will have the same effect as sudo su - for most practical purposes, but still use my own .bashrc.

Side-note: if you tend to make typos like most of us, you’ll appreciate the helpful intervention from molly-guard (at least on Linuxes) ;)

// Oliver

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