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Old 05-03-2005, 05:24 PM   #1
ludwig W
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Can't log in as root after KDE update


Hi,
I've just updatedKDE fro m3.3 to 3.4 in Suse 9.2.

Now I can't log in graphically to KDE as root.It seems I have to log in as a user.
Also, none of the changes I make in the control panel/Login manager seem to work.

I've tried editing the /opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/kdmrc file to allow root to log in, but that still doesn't work.


Has anyone else had this problem and,more importantly, know how to resolve it?
 
Old 05-04-2005, 06:45 AM   #2
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Try this

I had a similar problem once. I solved it by going to a terminal from the login screen (Ctrl-Alt-F1), logging in as root there, then running startkde. I was able to get KDM to save changes that way.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 07:39 AM   #3
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thanks Beetle....I'll try that when I get home.

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