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Postby specmod0 on Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:37 pm

How do i stay logged in as ROOT or what ever in the entire system? How a sever a password is a good ideal, But this is not a freaking sever, I should not have to enter a million passwords to move a file from one folder to the next, Which is imposable to do anyway since you can't login into the folder.
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Re: ROOT

Postby jeffreyC on Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:21 pm

sudo su
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Re: ROOT

Postby blowtorch on Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:46 pm

specmod0 wrote:How do i stay logged in as ROOT or what ever in the entire system? How a sever a password is a good ideal, But this is not a freaking sever, I should not have to enter a million passwords to move a file from one folder to the next, Which is imposable to do anyway since you can't login into the folder.



if in a terminal the command su should do it
in nautilus right click 'open folder as administrator' should do it ... it will open up a new window with root access
you can enable the root account http://sathyasays.com/2008/05/27/enabli ... ianubuntu/
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Re: ROOT

Postby randomizer on Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:08 am

specmod0 wrote:How do i stay logged in as ROOT or what ever in the entire system? How a sever a password is a good ideal, But this is not a freaking sever, I should not have to enter a million passwords to move a file from one folder to the next, Which is imposable to do anyway since you can't login into the folder.

You know that even Windows default accounts don't run with complete administrator privileges by default any more? There's a good reason for that: it's probably one of the worst things you can do to your system security. If you are able to move and modify files without permission then malware is also able to and you won't have a clue until something goes wrong. You should not run as root unless you are absolutely certain about what it entails.

However, if you must do this then the link blowtorch provided has what you need.
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Re: ROOT

Postby mads on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:07 pm

specmod0 wrote:How do i stay logged in as ROOT or what ever in the entire system? How a sever a password is a good ideal, But this is not a freaking sever, I should not have to enter a million passwords to move a file from one folder to the next, Which is imposable to do anyway since you can't login into the folder.

You may want to refer to the other two threads you started after this one.
1. "I want to destory my system with one click" here: viewtopic.php?f=141&t=60934
2. "I need to login to root acount" here: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=61350
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:12 pm

the link did not work......

you used to be able to do it from that login window program,
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Re: ROOT

Postby RichardH on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:16 pm

install sux
it will keep you logged in as root
it works the same in Ubuntu & derivatives as well as Debian.
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:23 pm

every 10 secs the password prompt comes up and blocks what i am doing, How do i use sux?
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:35 pm

Ok, I only need a password at the login window, How do i shut off passwords from there? NO MORE PASSWORD, I only need to enter one password at the login window, No more, How do i fix this?
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:39 pm

would removing sudo stop this? I need sudo gone, I don't need a password.
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:01 pm

how can i make sudo stay logged in? SU does noting.
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Re: ROOT

Postby RichardH on Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:04 pm

try su
all commands in linux are case sensitive

for sux, as well as su, run it in a terminal,
$ sux
enter your root password
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:59 pm

I am not talking about the console?? do you even use the desktop? whats the point of having a desktop?

Sudo comes up every 10 secs asking for a for password, everytime i click something it ask for a password? what the hell is the point of that? to keep me safe? or to drive me insane? this is something that needs to be fixed and easly shutoff, I can turn the firewall off with one click? why can't i do the same with sudo? this is stupid, Useful if your on a pubic computer or sever, but this is a desktop.
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Re: ROOT

Postby hemimaniac on Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:19 am

specmod0 wrote:I am not talking about the console?? do you even use the desktop? whats the point of having a desktop?

Sudo comes up every 10 secs asking for a for password, everytime i click something it ask for a password? what the hell is the point of that? to keep me safe? or to drive me insane? this is something that needs to be fixed and easly shutoff, I can turn the firewall off with one click? why can't i do the same with sudo? this is stupid, Useful if your on a pubic computer or sever, but this is a desktop.


If it really comes up every 10 secs. as you suggest, you obviously per-missioned something wrong and you need to fix that first, or did you put the firefox store in /var or something equally weird? Judging from the amount of attitude you been throwing and carrying on in IRC one has to wonder what is really going on, and one must wonder if you actually get that to the way you want it, will come in with the same attitude blaming the community for the breakage of the OS/personal data. YOU actually need to give this some thot, or go back to windows and run as admin.

IMHO 'nuff said

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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:43 am

i am trying to find the config logs so i can add root user acount. :roll:
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Re: ROOT

Postby tdockery97 on Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:53 am

You have been given TWO good links that will show you how to set up root login. If you do not want to use them and solve your problem, fine. But please quit spamming our forums.
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Re: ROOT

Postby specmod0 on Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:07 am

links didn't work, or missing files,
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Re: ROOT

Postby mick55 on Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:58 am

Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.

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