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Widge
23-04-06, 22:00
Sorry to show my ignorance, but why are AVATARS called 'AVATARS'? What does the word mean?

Any body??:confused:

Night Crawler
23-04-06, 22:02
Avatar.

There are quite a few Unix computers on which the name of the superuser
account is "avatar" rather than "root". This quirk was
originated by a CMU hacker who disliked the term
"superuser", and was propagated through an ex-CMU hacker at
Tektronix.

From http://www.dictionary.com ;)