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Re: Root Access



On 6/13/2009 11:35 PM, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Mike Dwiggins wrote:
>> I installed Fedora 11 on a dual-boot machine.  When I booted up on
>> the Fedora partition I went straight to /etc/pam.d/gdm and deleted
>> the line which keeps out root as a login.
>>
>> I still cannot login as root!  Did this version hide a block on root
>> somewhere else?
> 
> Yes.  You also need to edit /etc/pam.d/gdm-password (and _possibly_
> /etc/pam.d/gdm-fingerprint if you use a fingerprint reader).
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Enabling_Root_User_For_GNOME_Display_Manager
> 
> Not to pick on you in particular Mike, but I really think that folks
> who feel they need to login as root ought to be better at knowing how
> to diagnose and fix such problems.


Funny just how that works most of the time isn't it Todd?


-- 


  David


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