Croombe F. Pensom wrote: > I have installed FC10 five times now but I can NEVER log in as root as > it ALWAYS tells me that the authentication failed. > I did the install very, very carefully as I thought that, maybe, I had > goofed; but, no, I set up root password OK but still cannot do the login > as root. > The only way I can get to root operations is via sudo but, then, I can't > get a gui running (I'm a bit lazy!!). > Any ideas as to why I can't log in as root? > CroombeFP You may want to do a search of the list. This has been covered several times. By default, root can not log into the GUI. Besides using sudo, you can also run su - to change to the root user. You will have to give the root password. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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