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Old 02-20-2008, 12:04 PM   #1
MachielvanderBijl
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how to enter the Zenpanel through xfce?


Thanks for reading this thread, but I solved the problem. The solution was this: when I configured the root password during setup, numlock was automatically on, while in Xfce numlock is off. Since it is a laptop keyboard I am using, this makes two totally different passwords. So, when I enter the root password, I have to enable numlock. That's it.



Hello,

Installed Zenwalk 5.0 and now try to enter options under Xfce menu>System> such as Zenpanel. But when I click on it, it asks for my root password. I give it, the dialog window disappears and... nothing happens! No system panel. It seems I do not enter the right root password, but I am quite sure I enter the password I configured when installing. Could my root password have changed because I used the same password for both root and another user? Anyone an idea how to get to the right root password?

Greetings,
Machiel

Last edited by MachielvanderBijl; 02-21-2008 at 02:23 AM. Reason: solved the problem
 
Old 02-21-2008, 02:44 AM   #2
gapan
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You can change your root password if you open a root terminal and type
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passwd
so that the numlock thing doesn't bother you any more.
 
  


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