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Old 08-26-2007, 04:00 PM   #1
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Question Kde & Xde

The Mandriva flavor of Linux in my machine supports 2 desktops - KDE & XDE. Unlike XDE, why doesn't KDE allow to login as the root user? Is there anyway by which I can login as the root user using the KDE desktop?

Also the files & directories residing in the KDE desktop aren't available to the XDE desktop & vice-versa. Is there anyway by which the files & directories residing in either of the two desktops can be made available to the other desktop?


Old 08-26-2007, 04:55 PM   #2
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in order to make KDM allow root login is you first need to find kdmconfig (probably in /usr/share/config/kdm) then find the line:

# Allow root logins?
# Default is false

change to:

# Allow root logins?
# Default is false

as far as XDE & KDE sharing i am not much help, probably a permissions thing just relax the permissions to allow entering on directories and allow reading for other users on the files, (be carefull doing this)....


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