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Old 08-11-2004, 08:54 PM   #1
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Unhappy Suse 9.1 root login Trouble

Hey I've got a problem..

When I try to login as Root on my Suse9.1 box all I get is the Yast2 administration screen and when I close that It goes back to the LoginWIndow...
Some one already asked this but I didn't quite get that thread.

It only does that when I try to login as root.. but when i login as digan ( norm user) it goes thru the KDE 3.2 login process and my desktop shows up and I can work.

If someone can hhelp me login to root and work in that workspace I would really appricaite it.

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Old 08-15-2004, 01:45 PM   #2
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I am not sure but Suse might have the root login dissabled for security reasons. You could also check to make sure your root password is correct.
After you login with your "digan", you can always open a terminal window and type in:
su - (press enter)
paswword (root password)
You wil now be able to run as root. As stated before, you should not be loging in as root, for security reasons.


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