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Old 03-12-2004, 02:05 PM   #1
Registered: Feb 2002
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I'm running Fedora at home for about 2 months.

I'm still login as root (alway keep one window open as root), but I cannot login as root from another window and to another account

Also when i try run command as root su , I get the error message below:
[root@localhost root]# su
su: cannot set groups: Operation not permitted

About two weeks ago I open firewall.

Also, I know for sure that pasword for mike is 123456
[mike@localhost mike]$ su
su: incorrect password
[mike@localhost mike]$

When I try to login got the error message.

What can be wrong?
Old 03-12-2004, 02:53 PM   #2
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From this I really I really don't see enough to get past a guess, but as root you should be able to set any permissions. Not sure why you would post a paswd, only you need to know that. And lastly, run as root as little as possible and never on line.
Old 03-12-2004, 02:57 PM   #3
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Looks to me as though you are saying that you login as root and then open a window and try to su to root. That won't work - su is to become root, if you are already root there is no point using su.


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