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Old 04-10-2005, 11:48 AM   #1
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cant login root after kde 3.4 update


does any one know how to enable root logins throught the kde login screen?,,, error "root logins are not allowed"

and also how to change the backround of the login screen, i try changeing it thiourh control center but it doesnt take effect when i logout.

thanks, kevin
 
Old 04-10-2005, 12:01 PM   #2
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"cant login root after kde 3.4 update"

"does any one know how to enable root logins throught the kde login screen?,,, error "root logins are not allowed"

and also how to change the backround of the login screen, i try changeing it thiourh control center but it doesnt take effect when i logout."

It sounds like you only did a partial update to KDE 3.4. Check to make sure that you installed all of the dependencies.

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Old 04-10-2005, 12:52 PM   #3
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i installed all the packages of the kde 3.4 update.

i used one of the suse mirror sites
 
Old 04-10-2005, 01:02 PM   #4
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This happened to me also when I upgraded kde on a FC3 box. Normally, fc3 uses the gdm instead of kdm but installing the new version of kde changed that in /etc/sysconfig/desktop....
Used to look like this.......
DESKTOP="KDE"
DISPLAYMANAGER=GDM

But the kde upgrade changed it to this ....
DESKTOP="KDE"
DISPLAYMANAGER=KDM

I just switched it back to gdm but if you still want to use kdm, then check this file....
/etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc
and look for lines like this: AllowRootLogin=false
change them to this: AllowRootLogin=true
 
Old 04-10-2005, 02:02 PM   #5
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ill try that, but the folders that u seem to provide are non existant on my distro..lol

they are probly in a different directory
that did the trick i found the file in another area, chnaged it, and works fine.. thanks alot

do u no the problem of the backround?.....unchangeable

thanks

Last edited by YellowFin; 04-10-2005 at 02:15 PM.
 
Old 04-10-2005, 02:14 PM   #6
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On FC3 there is a command: gdmsetup as well as
Control Center / System Administration / Login Manager
 
Old 04-10-2005, 02:49 PM   #7
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i tried gdm and it was basic, just a gray screen and 2 text imput boxes ..user name and pass, i could only login to fvwm

i chnaged it back to kdm, i dont no y that blue wave backround wont change to one i set in control panel, ive tried changeing it several times.
 
Old 04-10-2005, 03:32 PM   #8
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well i was able to finsih. thnkas alot,

anyone wondering ..

root error was:

/etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm
edit kdmrc
AllowRootLogin=false
change this to
AllowRooLogin=true
backround

/opt/kde3/share/wallpapers/
rename the default_blue.jpg
find the new backround and
rename it default_blue.jpg
(i couldnt find the file where it was causeing the error, so i just chnaged this around it.)

thanks for your help
 
  


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