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Old 07-31-2007, 03:26 AM   #1
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log into the gui as root


how do i log into the gui as root and do software updats
 
Old 07-31-2007, 03:42 AM   #2
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You do not need to login to the GUI as root to do software updates. All you need to do is run YAST from the GNOME or KDE menu as a normal user, enter roots password when prompted and then go to the Software Management section in YAST, then choose to update your system from the options available.
 
Old 07-31-2007, 12:44 PM   #3
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okay,,,thanks...will give it a try..
 
  


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