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Old 07-18-2003, 09:57 PM   #1
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Logging in as root in Mandrake


how do i log in as root in Mandrake 9.1?

when i log out, i only have the option to login as my normal user (in a menu)
 
Old 07-18-2003, 10:02 PM   #2
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If you're using something like kdm just type in `root` as the username and your root's password and you should be in. If you're at the console, type `su` then type root's password.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 10:05 PM   #3
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the su command is only for terminal or konsole as far as i know, but i want to use a graphical interface for root like i can with redhat, is this possible?
 
Old 07-18-2003, 11:33 PM   #4
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Hi SM

KDE CONTROL CENTRE
SYSTEM
LOGIN MANAGER
ADMINISTRATOR BUTTON - TYPE ROOT PASSWORD
USERS TAB
UNCHECK HIDDEN USERS CROSS NEXT TO "ROOT USER"
CLICK APPLY
 
Old 07-19-2003, 12:29 AM   #5
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k, thx, got it to work
 
  


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