Fedora Installation :: Disabling Authentication ?

Aug 22, 2009

I just installed the new Fedora 11 and have used earlier versions in the past a few times before. I am trying to figure out if there is anyway to automatically allow root access to everything once an administrator logs in as admin. I am extremely tired of having to type in my password EVERY single time I want to do something. Especially having to use the terminal for something as simple as copying a file from one directory to another.

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Fedora Installation :: Enter The Password And Get - Authentication Failure - 12

May 9, 2010

I just installed Fedora 12 on HP Pavilion (dual boot with Windows vista). I made it all the way through the installation and created my user account. A few seconds later I got the login screen asking for my password. I enter the password and get "Authentication Failure."

The name that shows up on the login screen is my full name, not the user name that I created. Is that wrong?

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Dec 16, 2010

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Mar 11, 2010

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Jul 12, 2010

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Nov 7, 2010

I installed the PinguyOS version of Maverick, but even after disabling all the repositories that came with it I still couldn't get this to work. Therefore this must be a problem with Ubuntu 10.10 itself, however if this problem does exist is Ubuntu, I'm surprised these forums are flooded with complaints. I've searched them up and down and I found nothing. Anyway, the problem is that I can't install digikam, this is the error I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies.

digikam : Depends: kdebase-runtime but it is not going to be installed
Depends: kdepim-runtime but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libkde3support4 (>= 4:4.4.4) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libqt4-qt3support (>= 4:4.5.3) but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: kipi-plugins but it is not going to be installed
E: Broken packages

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Oct 21, 2010

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Nov 10, 2010

it tried to test the autologin mechanism, now i have to decided to go back to normal
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Dec 17, 2010

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Feb 2, 2010

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Aug 12, 2010

although I've been a lurker for a long time and hope the wealth of experience on LinuxForums can help me solve an issue I've been pulling my hair out for the last week.I am undergoing PCI compliancy scans and have been able to solve all the issues indicated with the exception of one: SSL Server Supports Weak Encryption Vulnerabilityport over port 25. Now before I go over the list of solutions I've tried let me post my Postfix main.cf and master.cf:

Code: main.cf
queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
command_directory = /usr/sbin


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Apr 16, 2011

I am running CentOS 5.4 with CUPS v1.3.7 and have a Brother printer (MFC-5895CW) that connects wirelessly to a SonicWall device. The SonicWall is hardwired to my PC. I have found that periodically, the printer queue will become disabled and the only way to re-enable it is to issue a cupsenable command.

I believe that queue only gets disabled if the wireless connection drops in the middle of a print job. I've tried dropping the wireless connection and then bringing it back up when no print jobs are active or pending and the queue is fine for the next print job that is sent when the connection is up.

I did a little research and found that my version of CUPS contains support for an ErrorPolicy setting in the printer.conf file that may prevent the print queue from being disabled. I'm hoping that if I change the default value from "stop-printer" to "retry-job" that this will prevent CUPS from disabling the print queue and requirring a cupsenable command to re-enable the queue.

I don't want to play around with scheduling cron jobs to enable the queue.

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Nov 26, 2010

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I downloaded my driver from the nvidia website, but it won't install. it tells me I need to disable nouveau.

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I need to make a choice on what authentication protocol I want to use for Authentication and Authorization. I was looking at Radius and then literature suggested that Diameter was a better protocol. Keep in mind I need this on a hetrogeneous setup ( linux & windows together). Diameter seemed like a good fit until I discovered that the open source code no longer seems to be maintained ( C/C++).

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I have a problem with ldap client authentication in ubuntu. I am using rhel5 as openldap server and I configured ubuntu as client, when I am trying to login the following message is coming."su: Authentication service cannot retrieve authentication info. Sorry"
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Jun 23, 2010

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Nov 16, 2010

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Jun 3, 2010

I wanted to install it on a secondary computer in my house for web browsing and little-to-nothing more.

How can I fix or get around the error 'Authentication failed' when attempting to login?

I just installed openSUSE. The installation seemed to go well. After installation, everything loaded up and I was using the OS with no problems.

I restarted the computer to change my boot sequence in the BIOS. Then I got to the openSUSE login screen. I was presented with three options:

1. my username - When I enter in the password I specified during the OS installation it says "Authentication failure"

2. Automatic Login - just says "Permission denied"

3. Other... - Nothing seems to work here

How can I login?

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Feb 25, 2010

I managed to get Ubuntu installed, however, it just won't let me log in. I perform the net-install, and tell it my user name and password. However, once the install has completed, and the system rebooted, I cannot log in to Ubuntu (on X-screen or TTY). I've tried it twice - once with Karmic Koala Ubuntu installed with GNOME - the other with just CLI and they both fail.

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