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Old 07-23-2005, 02:37 PM   #1
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Can unlock screen with root password in my user account - want to change this

When I lock my screen, I want to be able to unlock it only with my user password (not root password). If anyone could help me with this, it would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-23-2005, 02:45 PM   #2
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as far as i know this is not possible, root user has the rights to do whatever he/she wants. same way as you cannot forbid root to access you home directory
Old 07-24-2005, 05:54 AM   #3
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A friend of mine has a fc4 box with only the user being able to unlock lock screen when logged in as that user - root can't unlock the screen. This is probably a bug though.


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