EdgarManhattan wrote:Hmmm. I'm not sure what you are doing, exactly. I've never used login from a terminal while I was already logged in as another user - but tried it and, no it's not letting me do it as root. It' just says "login incorrect". It lets me re-log in as my normal non-root user.
specmod0 wrote:I am not able to login to the root from the login page either... this sucks.
Just to clarify, here are the three ways that I commonly 'login as root', just so you can point out which one is giving you trouble:
EdgarManhattan wrote:Thanks for the help, Darethehair!What I am after, though, is your option 2) logging in at the 'gdm' GUI prompt after booting LMDE. I want to be able to go into an X session as root, for those times when I am doing a lot of rootish things because something else (like another OS instance) has broken for some reason.
auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet_success
#auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet_success
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