[OBORONA-SPAM] Re: Format extended partition?

Gabriel M Dragffy dragffy at yandex.ru
Wed Sep 27 02:50:04 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 14:29 -0400, Dave M wrote:
> I installed QTparted but it will not work. Looks like it is unhappy that I 
> am not logged in as root. Can I use QTparted without being logged in as root?
> I tried to set the root password by doing:
> sudo passwd root
> It seemed to accept the new password but I still can not log in as root. So 
> what is the magic required to log in as root?

You'll need to run it as root. In gnome hit ALT+F2 and enter in "gksudo
qtparted" without the quotes, or if you're in KDE use "kdesu qtparted"

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