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Old 09-09-03, 08:11 PM   #1
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Default How To Get Access Into Root

yeah ok

l need to get access to the root in my linux mandrake 9.1, and l dont no how to get access to this.

is there some were in madrake l can go to, to get access.
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Old 09-09-03, 10:50 PM   #2
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You don't know how to use 'su' ?

Open a shell window ( rxvt, gnome-terminal..)

and execute 'su -'.
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Old 09-09-03, 10:57 PM   #3
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bring up a terminal and type
su
password (whatever the root password is)
now you have full access for what you need.
If you need to run a complete X session as root you will need to add the hidden user root as a login in the gui (goto the menu...configuration...KDE...system...login manager...usertab and uncheck root as being hidden).
You can have X not autostart (goto mandrake control center...boot...drakboot...uncheck the launch the graphical environment when your system starts) and then login as root from the consol and then type startx.
I would recommend that you us the terminal and SU for all root work simply because it is a safer habit to be in while having so much power :-}.
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