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Re: Logging on to X as root?

there is, but i'd caution you that this is what's called the Wrong Way
of solving your problem.  a better way would be to, as you described, log
in as a normal user, spawn a terminal and su (or sudo) to do what you
need.  if root's bash_profile settings aren't getting executed, try
using su - instead of just su.  


On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 03:56:25PM -0500, Charles Blair wrote:
>    I would like to login as "root".  However, the X display I'm getting
> as default won't let me.  It will let me become superuser later, but
> this seems to mess up some of my bash_profile settings.  I hope there's
> a simple way to allow root logins.
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