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Old 11-07-2004, 07:42 PM   #1
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How to gain su in Gnome


hello I have installed RH9 and I don't know how to get the root privileges from gnome interface.

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Old 11-07-2004, 07:46 PM   #2
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open a terminal, type su
 
Old 11-08-2004, 07:43 PM   #3
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not work

I do it but it doesn't work, when I open a terminal , I have the root rights only into the terminal session and not into gnome. For example from the terminal I can open an archive but from gnome I can't.
 
Old 11-08-2004, 07:49 PM   #4
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Run what you want from the terminal after doing a su...
 
Old 11-08-2004, 07:51 PM   #5
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You want to log in to your session as root. For example, if you use KDM or GDM, you enter root as the user and the password, pick a session type (Gnome for example) and login. Gnome will start and you will be logged in as root. Alternatively, you can su from a terminal and then start any program from that "root" terminal and it will run as root.
 
  


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