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



On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 13:05 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> When you are attempting to debug why drivers and such are not working, 
> being root saves time which is saving money. Once things work, then I go 
> back to 'normal'.
> 
> Yes, I often open a terminal window and su, and then 'nautilus &', but 
> that has given me wierd behaviour. And then I want to sftp some root 
> files over, gFTP is nice. Most things can be done without being root, 
> and take a few hours more. I am not an expert at this stuff. My job is 
> to work on security protocols, not OSs.

I haven't checked, but perhaps one of the other display managers (such
as kdm or xdm) may allow you to login as root?

-Chris


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