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Old 09-03-2004, 02:28 AM   #1
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How to Login as Root (Mandrake 10)

I know this is stupid question but I can't figure it out. I have a username Almazick which is in Primary group ROOT and I'm still restricted to root folders and installing software’s. When I try to logout it only gives me 1 username Almazick but I can't see username Root to log in. How do I login as Root?
Old 09-03-2004, 02:37 AM   #2
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You should type for username: root and then enter root's password.

Best you use your normal useraccount, Almazick, and use root only in terminal when you install software.
su -
Password: ******

This is how you change to root in terminal.

To get back as normal user type: exit

Old 09-03-2004, 02:47 AM   #3
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Thank, worked as a charm


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