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Old 11-27-2008, 10:02 PM   #16
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You can go to /etc/pam.d/gdm and remove "user !=root quite" than you can login as root.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 08:55 AM   #17
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ahhh...ok i will give that a go ......i tried that and it says i dont have permissions to save the file.

Last edited by andy1974; 11-28-2008 at 08:57 AM.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 05:40 PM   #18
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ahhh...ok i will give that a go ......i tried that and it says i dont have permissions to save the file.

You need to make sure you are editing as root. I tried this and it worked fine (I'm glad something is working).

All the usual warnings about running as root go here...
 
Old 11-28-2008, 07:01 PM   #19
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I upgraded F9 to F10 (not a fresh install), and yes, I can log in as root, both graphically and in a console. Root is explicitly allowed in the "system - system settings - login manager" config gui.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 10:25 PM   #20
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I upgraded F9 to F10 (not a fresh install), and yes, I can log in as root, both graphically and in a console. Root is explicitly allowed in the "system - system settings - login manager" config gui.
Are you selecting this from the desktop/ What desktop are you using? Gnome (mine anyway) doesn't have a system->system settings->login manager selection.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 10:28 PM   #21
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I suspect that this is leftover parts from F9 as nobody that has done a fresh install sees this. If that is true it would make me very nervous(about updated systems vs fresh installs).
 
Old 11-29-2008, 08:58 AM   #22
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I suspect that this is leftover parts from F9 as nobody that has done a fresh install sees this.
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If that is true it would make me very nervous(about updated systems vs fresh installs).
I Agree.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 09:22 AM   #23
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You need to make sure you are editing as root. I tried this and it worked fine (I'm glad something is working)....
how do i edit it if i cant log in as root?
 
Old 11-29-2008, 09:48 AM   #24
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How do i burn F10.iso to my cd

I have just got an iso of F10. But there is certainly no burner for to burn to the cd.
Can someone help me with that.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 10:14 AM   #25
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Can you please watch topics when starting new threads within existing threads it causes us to lose focus on current problem or situation. thanks
 
Old 11-29-2008, 11:46 AM   #26
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Andy

You should be able to open a terminal, su - (su space dash), give root password, and type gedit. This will open a session of gedit as root, so you can edit and save config files.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 12:14 PM   #27
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indeed that worked.
 
Old 12-02-2008, 01:34 PM   #28
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I too can't logon as root via the gui - Never blocked on FC9 etc

Just installed Fedora 10 from DVD and then updated all package via yumex; went smoothly and all seems ok except that I can no longer log in as root. I can su from my own user. The command login just gives "login incorrect" after the password is entered.

I have never had a problem logging in via gui with any previous version of FC. Yes, you might say that I shouldn't log in as root but unless one is a commnd line genius it is very hard work.
 
Old 12-03-2008, 12:34 AM   #29
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You can't log on as root. To move files and modify permissions do this.
open a terminal
su
enter root's password
sudo dolphin

Now you have file manager superuser access.
 
Old 12-09-2008, 11:24 AM   #30
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Smile su - work fine

Yup... can use shell as root using "su -"

But to log in on graphical mode... something need to edit
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You can go to /etc/pam.d/gdm and remove "user !=root quite" than you can login as root.
example:
http://www.labtestproject.com/using_...n_on_fedora_10
 
  


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