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Re: Newbie problems



On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 03:53:59AM -0600, ajitabhpandey@softhome.net wrote:
> Scott Henson writes: 
> 
> >On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 22:46, ajitabhpandey@softhome.net wrote:
> >>Hi,  
> >>
> >>I am using Knoppix 3.1 which is based on Debian unstable. I am having 
> >>following problems: 
> >Two things.  One, Knoppix doesnt have a root user.  You have to use sudo
> >for everything. 
> 
> Knoppix does have a root user, I checked in /etc/passwd and also I am able 
> to login using kdm as root. 

in X if you look under the knoppix menu, you will see an option for a root
shell. From there you should be able to set root's password, which should 
allow you to do what you want. The shell will come up without a password.

jck 

-- 
John Kenyon -- jck at croanoke dot com

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