Logging in as root
Jean Hollis Weber
jean-ooo at taming-openoffice-org.com
Wed Jun 21 00:59:21 UTC 2006
Rein Mann wrote:
> Is it possible to log in as root with the GUI?
> Sometimes it is a nuisance to have to do a 'su root' and for some applications
> it is simply impossible. Most other distros allow logging in as root.
No, Ubuntu does not allow this. There is a very good explanation
somewhere on their website about the reasons, and several people
have explained it on this list too. Daniel Carrera gave a
particularly good, plain-English explanation a week or two ago.
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