Re: Newbie problems
> I am using Knoppix 3.1 which is based on Debian unstable. I am having
> following problems:
> (1.) On the Console I am not able to log on as root, I get an
> authentication failure,though on X it is logging me in. However on
> console if I log in as any other user I am allowed to do so. If I
> understand correct, there must be some config file for this, please
> suggest what to do.
> (2.) Even after I log in as a user from console, the keyboard is not
> behaving in the manner it should. When I press / I get a - on the screen,
> when I press - I get some junk character.
> I have checked the /etc/profile, the LANG variable was de_DE and I changed
> it to en_US, still the same problem. Please suggest.
not sure here
> (3.)When I try to install evolution I get the following error:
I don't run unstable or evolution so can't help here..
> (4.) KPPP is working perfect from root (I am sending this mail), but when
> I try to use it as non-root it is not running.
be sure your account is in the dialout group.
> (5.) wvdial is not able to sustan the connection and even after
> successfull authentication with the ISP, the pppd deamon dies out with
> error code 16.
> From man pages I checked that Error 16 means "Link was terminated by the
> modem hanging up." This is happening with root as well as non-root users.
not sure never used wvdial, I prefer pppconfig & pon & poff