Re: login as root to GUI
On Thu, 19 May 2011 12:17:54 -0400, Dick Bayerl 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.
If you need to change a configuration file, use your preferred text
editor and launch it as root:
su - -c "mcedit"
Or a GUI text editor:
gksu - gedit
> 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.
You can login as root within your DE session, but is not the