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Old 08-23-2003, 06:26 PM   #1
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mandrake 9.1 gui root


how do I get in the gui as a root user
 
Old 08-23-2003, 07:35 PM   #2
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Configuration
KDE Control Centre
System
Login Manager
Aministrator mode butoon - type root password
Users tab
Uncheck the cross next to Root user, in "hidden users"
apply

Log out
Log in

and you'll see the option to be Root user for the session

(I'd advise su'ing to root though for your tasks that require it)

Last edited by Skyline; 08-23-2003 at 07:37 PM.
 
Old 09-23-2003, 09:56 PM   #3
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I tried following your directions up to the Login Manager part.
I use LILO as my boot manager. However I can't seem to find the users tab, nor can I find an option for hidden users. Please help, I can't find the solution anywhere.

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