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 for go root
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  go root
   vi.
  
      [Unix; common] To temporarily enter root mode in order to perform a
      privileged operation. This use is deprecated in Australia, where v. ?root?
      is a synonym for ?fuck?.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  go root
  
     [Unix] To temporarily enter root mode in order to perform a
     privileged operation.  This use is deprecated in Australia,
     where the verb "root" refers to animal sex.  See su.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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