[xubuntu-users] Can not login as root (Joshua O'Leary)

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 19:39:28 UTC 2013

I would strongly recommend not doing so, it is safer to use sudo -i instead. I only answered your question, and unless you are running a complex server setup with ldap there is no reason at all to use the real root account

Garry at garryricketsonartworks.org wrote:

>Thank You Joshua,
>That will help me, as to the other reply, Sorry, I did not know, I
>could not ask that question on the Userslists , I thought that is what
>it so for.
>I never saw anything about "warranties", the version of XUBUNTU,I got,
>appeared to be "open source", It is MY computer, I should be able to do
>what ever I want, at my own risk, This is one of the main reasons I do
>not use windows. 
>As for "support" fortunately, there are all ways people willing to
>help, if one knows where to look, 
> So also thank you " Pasi Lallinaho " for the links posted, 
>I did not include the posts, because, I don't want to do anything more
>I am very aware of the "risks" involved, logging in a root, but also
>like to know I can, and have the right to, if necessary. Besides, if I
>"mess up" or make a mistake, I can always just re-install, my original
>XUBUNTU, from the CD I made and have, but I would, say the same thing
>to anyone, that it is best not to loggin as root, and to make sure they
>have good backups, and know what they are doing, if they do anything.
>Ok well , Happy New year everyone and again thank you for the help,
>those that did help anyway.
> from Garry
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