[xubuntu-users] Can not login as root

Mihamina Rakotomandimby mihamina at rktmb.org
Tue Jan 1 16:37:00 UTC 2013


On 01/01/2013 05:51 PM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> 1) If you need to run graphical applications with root privileges, there
> is 'gksudo' for that [1]

You're right.

> 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

I agree.

> 3) Enabling the root account will "void your warranty", eg. your system
> will be officially unsupported after doing it


That might be true for commercial support, but I dont see anything like 
that in the community support.

> Also: In the future, please refrain from posting questions or advice on
> how to enable the root account to this mailing list.

The right declaration would be: "An advanced enough user will be able to 
find how to enable his root account".

-- 
RMA.




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