[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: F10 - I REALLY want to log in as root -- was Re: root login





--- On Thu, 12/4/08, Robert Moskowitz <rgm htt-consult com> wrote:

> From: Robert Moskowitz <rgm htt-consult com>
> Subject: F10 - I REALLY want to log in as root -- was Re: root login
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008, 5:33 PM
> Nifty Fedora Mitch wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 02:34:51PM +0000, John Horne
> wrote:
> >   
> >> On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 07:23 -0800, bruce wrote:
> >>     
> >>> appparently f10, has modified the default
> behavior to restrict you
> >>> from logging in as the "root" user. 
> >>>       
> > Check the archives.  I seem to recall a pam change
> that does
> > limit the login devices for 'root'.  It can be
> undone but
> > the goal was to limit external and unwanted local root
> activity.
> >   
> 
> I can't find this pearl of wisdom, and right now, as I
> plow through getting things working, I really benifit from
> logging in as root. Yes I can set inittab to init 3, then
> run startx, but I am not sure this is the same thing (and
> when I exit startx I see an error about running this as
> root).
> 
> 
> -- fedora-list mailing list
> fedora-list redhat com
> To unsubscribe:
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-list
> Guidelines:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/MailingListGuidelines


Has Fedora become puppy Linux?


      


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]