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Re: Can Debian's paranoia be tamed

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Richard Owlett <rowlett@cloud85.net> wrote:
> Darac Marjal wrote:
>> Log in as root?
> Effectively that's what I want.
> BUT neither 'root' nor 'superuser' is recognized by Gnome login screen :<

Edit /etc/passwd and change the UID and GID for your login to 0 (which
effectively makes you root). Then "chown -R root:root /home/username"
to your home directory. Now you can log in with your username but you
will be root.

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