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Author: Ian Darwin ('idarwin')
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Using SuperUser on Rooted Devices


You need root access to do something (non-nefarious) on the user's behalf, and you're running on a 'rooted' device.


Get your permissions from "superuser", which will ask the user whether you should be granted root access.



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