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Old 03-17-2004, 07:40 PM   #1
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X in Root


Ive got X running in root. Does anyone know konw how to disable those su password screens that pop up on my box every min while i'm running X in root.
 
Old 03-17-2004, 07:46 PM   #2
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you should not get popups like this when running as the root users

I presume you are running as a regular user
 
Old 03-17-2004, 08:05 PM   #3
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no I am running as root. I have configured x to run me a root instead of user in X. I just want to know how I can get rid of those annoying popups that tell me to log in as admin and type su every two min.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 05:23 AM   #4
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AFAIK, X will never login you automatically as root. Although you can login automatically as a regular user. Maybe you named your user Root
 
Old 03-18-2004, 12:36 PM   #5
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It's asking you for a password FOR root AS root? It's like asking someone whose name is John "Hey John, what's your name?" or "This animal is a dog, what kind of animal is it?"
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:21 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by dushkinup
It's asking you for a password FOR root AS root? It's like asking someone whose name is John "Hey John, what's your name?" or "This animal is a dog, what kind of animal is it?"
or my favorite

errorno error)

actually saw that in SuSE once
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:42 PM   #7
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Ive had this prob with my suse box at home... no solution though, tough guy. good luck, and post back if you figure it out...
 
  


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