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Old 04-02-2010, 12:05 AM   #1
yasasvi srikanth
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How can i obtain root previleges on fedora10


I have installed fedora10 on my system.
I have given root pasword before the installation,and also normal user password after installation.
I am not able to login a root user,but can login as normaluser.

I tried " chmod -u - root"
It have given reply as "chmod:no changes"
What to do now?
 
Old 04-02-2010, 12:14 AM   #2
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Have you tried "su -"?
 
Old 04-02-2010, 12:17 AM   #3
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Change root password

Aloha,
Boot into Single User Mode and change the root password. Here is a link that explains it for debian/ubuntu...
http://www.debuntu.org/recover-root-...-mode-and-grub
Hope that helped.
Hiko
 
Old 04-02-2010, 02:41 AM   #4
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Are you logging in on the console or the GUI?
 
  


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