GUI login as root on Mint 13

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GUI login as root on Mint 13

Postby dswaim91 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:34 pm

Having browsed the topics related to this, I did not find an answer. I believe that I have successfully set a root password in the terminal per the related posts in the forum. However when I try to login in at the login screen as root, I get a message saying that administrator cannot login from this screen. How can I login as root to the cinnamon gui?

Yes, I know this is a bad idea, but I really want to know how to so it. Thank you.

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Re: GUI login as root on Mint 13

Postby abnvolk » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:01 am

In "Login Window", in "Security" tab, choose "Allow local system administrator login". You will be able to login as root.

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