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whats rooting do and how to do it?

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I have an HTC Inspire 4G and ive heard alot about rooting and what not, but never understood what it did, could someone explain it to me, and tell me how i could do it to my phone?
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Android is a linux os. Rooting is when you gain root/super/admin access to the phone, giving you complete control over everything, including system files.
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snigge r 'rooting'

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rooting=gaining root access which is to get permission to stuff the man thinks you don't need access to
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