Re: login problems
If you want to be able to login as root in a KDE session, you can configure
KDM to allow it.
But it's highly recommended that you do not log into X as root. In fact,
you should avoid logging in as root except when you need root access.
And even then, you can use "su -" to become root from within a normal
user's session, or better yet, use sudo (although it requires a small
bit of setup) to "become root" for just that specific command, when you
need to do root-type things.
Remember all the viruses and spyware and security issues you've come to
associate with Windows? Much of that comes from the Microsoft habit of
logging in with root privileges (as an Administrator-level user), which
is pretty much necessary on that OS, as so many programs don't work
properly without Admin access. Linux is not designed that way. Do
yourself a favor and learn early to avoid logging in as root except when