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Old 01-30-2009, 03:25 AM   #1
arunlfc
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Unhappy Debian etch root login failure


Hi.
I've just installed debian etch, but i can't log in as root at system startup. It says 'Root login not allowed'.
I can login as another user.
Anyone knows what's the problem and how i can login as root?
 
Old 01-30-2009, 03:47 AM   #2
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See here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/deb...wed-login.html
 
Old 01-30-2009, 06:00 AM   #3
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I got written up by the mods on ubuntu forum last week!?
(for telling some one how to log in as root) hekk if I know it anyone does
but thanks for the info. Nexus. I did not know about those files they mentioned....really..

I mean I can understand if a novice person is working on someone else's system (ie like at work etc.) But if you own your computer I dont see what the big deal is (about being root) You pay for the damn thing and you deserve to crash it!
after all how else are we supposed to learn?

Last edited by Matey; 01-30-2009 at 06:03 AM.
 
Old 01-30-2009, 04:34 PM   #4
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I got written up by the mods on ubuntu forum last week!?
(for telling some one how to log in as root)
Really?, lol. What's next, an official warning from Mark Shuttleworth..??
 
  


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