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Old 05-25-2005, 10:35 PM   #1
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Trying to install packages w/madrake 10

I recently installed Madrake 10.0/KDE on one machine, and RedHat 9.0/GNOME on another as my first experience with Linux.
I've had no problems with my RedHat machine, networked with my Win pcs, everythings great.
My Mandrake machine however.....I am able to login to the other machines and have the option to login as root, Mandrake only gives me the graphical boot screen and with only my user name, no option for root.
I played with the config options, but cannot get to a prompt to allow me to login as root.

I think its important because i cannot seem to install any additional software through the BROWSE AVAILABLE SOFTWARE option. I'm thinking its a premissions problem.

Any suggestions??Thanks
Old 05-25-2005, 10:43 PM   #2
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I would just skip the graphical login junk and change the runlevel to 3... edit your /etc/inittab file. I would think you could add root to your graphical logon through the system configuration but I have never used it so I can't be much help to you there...



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