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Re: login as root to GUI

On Thu, 19 May 2011 12:17:54 -0400
Dick Bayerl <rjbayerl@ameritech.net> wrote:

> I am frustrated.  I have tried installing both UBUNTU and DEBIAN with
> the same problem.  I never can login to root so I can't make changes
> to various files.  Not the owner.  I am just now installing DEBIAN on
> a second machine and keeping careful notes about the password to see
> if that will work.  I really like the idea of working with DEBIAN and
> hope I can get past this issue.
> Dick Bayerl

So when your Debian installation asks you if you want to "allow" root to
log in you say "no"?

Be well,
Registered Linux User:- 329524

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the
song still in them. .....Henry David Thoreau


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