login as root user.

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login as root user.

Post by mrpruthvinandan » Sat Dec 05, 2009 16:05

hi. i installed sabayon5 kde 64bit. i cant login as root user. can u help me how to log in as root user pla?

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Re: login as root user.

Post by catalyst » Sat Dec 05, 2009 16:32

In a terminal such as Konsole or any other command line interface ( cli ) for short at the $ prompt type: su : hit enter then type in your root password & hit enter.
In the graphical environment right click on blank space on desktop, click run command & type : kdesu dolphin :
replace dolphin with the application you wish to run as root but exercise extreme caution here.

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Re: login as root user.

Post by albfneto » Sun Dec 06, 2009 14:20

if you is asking how to login as root in the graphical mode, beggining from the login screen, this is not possible to make from KDE, only from GNOME, but....
you will not becomes a root user, but a system root....!
is VERY DANGEROUS to your system this procedure!
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