[xubuntu-users] Can not login as root
pasi at shimmerproject.org
Tue Jan 1 14:51:37 UTC 2013
Please note that:
1) If you need to run graphical applications with root privileges, there
is 'gksudo' for that 
2) It is highly discouraged to login graphically as root, and if you
can't do something without, it's a bug in the software
3) Enabling the root account will "void your warranty", eg. your system
will be officially unsupported after doing it
To read more about root/sudo in Ubuntu, refer to the Ubuntu wiki
RootSudo page .
Also: In the future, please refrain from posting questions or advice on
how to enable the root account to this mailing list.
On 01/01/2013 03:12 PM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> You should never login to X as root, you are supposed to use sudo to
> elevate to superuser. If you really need root, you can enable the root
> account with
> sudo usermod -U root
> And can be locked again with
> sudo usermod -L root
> Garry at garryricketsonartworks.org wrote:
> How can I login as root, xubuntu never allows it ?
> From Garry
> End of xubuntu-users Digest, Vol 72, Issue 1
> Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
Pasi Lallinaho (knome) » http://open.knome.fi/
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