LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Red Hat
User Name
Red Hat This forum is for the discussion of Red Hat Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-02-2004, 03:47 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
Distribution: RedHat 8
Posts: 36

Rep: Reputation: 15
Root password for internet access

Hey guys,
I wanted to know if there is a way that when I log online using KPPP to avoid being prompted for
the root password?
I use RedHat 8 with Gnome as root and KDE for my account. I have a launch for KPPP but everytime
I use it it asks for the password.
Old 01-02-2004, 03:48 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: 35.7480 N, 95.3690 W
Distribution: Debian, Gentoo, Red Hat, Solaris
Posts: 2,070

Rep: Reputation: 46
As root edit the file /etc/pam.d/kppp and change



Old 01-02-2004, 04:29 AM   #3
Registered: Jul 2003
Distribution: RedHat 8
Posts: 36

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thank you. I'll do that after I log off.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
users can access root withouh being asked for a password amer_58 Linux - Newbie 4 08-21-2005 12:56 AM
Turn off Internet connection without root password arosiqueh Linux - Networking 2 07-02-2005 12:59 PM
Can root access be gained from regular user account without password? jdruin Linux - Security 5 11-22-2004 11:20 AM
Password protect internet access? BruceCadieux Linux - Security 1 08-16-2004 10:36 PM
requiring root password for app access? mysticpain Linux - Software 3 06-08-2004 09:19 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:34 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration