Hardy Alpha-2 notes
(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando
ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sun Jan 6 22:38:17 UTC 2008
On Saturday 05 January 2008 06:18:08 Richard Mancusi wrote:
> I have one application (non-opensource) that will not install
> with sudo. You must logon as administrator. I checked the
> box to "Allow local system administrator login" And via
> System/Administration/Users and Groups set a password,
> and even checked all the boxes in User Privileges. However
> GDM will not allow the logon. Also note that the boxes I
> checked in User Privileges are unchecked if you look again.
> Display problem or real? - I don't know.g:
edit gdm.conf, and allow root:
sudo nano /etc/gdm/gdm.conf
# Allow root to login. It makes sense to turn this off for kiosk use, when
# you want to minimize the possibility of break in.
> Note: Although this application will not install even with su -
> I tried simply entering in a terminal su - with the correct
> password and the reply is "su: Authentication failure"
> sudo does work as expected.
Are you sure you used the root password and not the admin user? you can make sure by choosing a new pass for root, by doing
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