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Mandrake 10.1 login trouble: HEEELLLLP!!

Discussion in 'Open Source' started by Babbage, Apr 28, 2006.

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  1. Babbage

    Babbage New Member

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    I'm obviously a newbie in linux. But even some experienced guys failed to answer the following question: How to login as root in Mandrake 10.1?? Answers anyone? I have been trying hopelessly for ages!
     
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    Select failsafe in boot menu. Then type init 1 as option in init select. You can login as root.
     
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    Open Konsole (similar to DOS prompt in Windows)
    Type su - (Press Enter Key)
    Now it would ask for the password , so type in the root password (press Enter)
    again. Now you have logged in a root. You can open any application from the
    Konsole itself , for eg., type 'konqueror' (Enter). Now Konqueror would be opened with full access to all the folders, even System files.
     
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    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    Don't ever login as root. Use su in terminal if you want to use root account. That's the safe way out.
     
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