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Old 04-05-2004, 10:06 PM   #1
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graphical root login

Just installed 10.0 and so far works great with some small problems.

Problems first:

Firefox crashes (bad) doesn't take down system (good)

same for mozilla.

here are my questions.

I am trying to install some software that has been packaged as debian only.

Can I just click on the debian packages?

trying to do something but requires a root login. How do I get a graphical root login. I know the risks. Please let me know how to do it.

Old 04-05-2004, 10:08 PM   #2
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Do you want to login as root on terminal? If you do, I know on gentoo its su
Old 04-05-2004, 10:09 PM   #3
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have done but what I need is to sit as root in the gui.

using a terminal doesn't do what I need.
Old 04-05-2004, 10:13 PM   #4
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in rh you log out and log in a root, ie username root, in terms of starting things you could go down the su route works for all linux systems and ./ the file to open it - it will be opened as root running it


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