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Re: Configure Login Manager

On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 05:40:36PM -0700, Jason Self wrote:
> I've just finished installing 3.1r3 from the daily-built images. Later

There are no daily build images for 3.1 (Sarge).  If you used daily
images, then you installed Etch.

> versions of the installer allows you to disable the root account
> during installation, and I think I that I might have found something
> that's impacted by disabling the root user: Once GDM has started, and
> the login screen is present, clicking the Options button and then
> Configure Login Manager prompts: "You must authenticate as root to run
> configuration." This isn't possible, of course, because the root user
> is disabled.
> Does a workaround exist or is this a bug or am I just totally
> clueless? If this has been answered previously, I'd appreciate a URL
> or whatever. I've searched Google for information as well as the list
> archives with no success.
Log as a normal user, and then run `sudo gdmconfig` from a terminal.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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