is there a way to auto login as root? login in window preferences won't allow me to select rootPS before anyone starts on the me bad, I'm a programmer using it on a closed embedded system, and need to link to others software, and need to be root
I press On-button, Debian boots, logs in and automatically connects to the Wireless network AND! to my local pc via LAN. It runs an ssh server, so I can ssh into debian over internet and communicate with the local pc (send a magic packet).Here are my problems:
1) I don't how to log in automatically. This and this doesn't work. 2) I need a network tool that can manage multiple connections and has a reconnect feature. With the default network manager I cannot even connect to more than one network simultaneously although I have two network devices of course.
And I guess I can run all that in console mode, right?
On one PC i get automatic updates allmost every day and on the other PC i haven't gotten an auto-update since the install. apt-get update runs ok. I have seen from other posts here, that stable distros are supposed to get only security updates. Why, tho, does one PC get auto-updates, the other not? Is there some switch to enable auto-updates?
I just upgraded from Debian Etch to Debian Lenny (stable) and now I am having a tough time getting my printer to work. I have a LaserJet connected to the system with a parallel to USB cable.What happens is that when I go to print, nothing happens, CUPS says the printer is processing, and the job just sits there. If I load the ehci_hcd module, then the printer is fine.But it's not as easy as setting it up so that ehci_hcd is autoloaded at boot, because if that happens then when I turn on the printer I have the same problem. I have to actually unload ehci_hcd and then reload it!
I'm in need of a bit of assistance from you Debian users. I have two servers that I thought were identical installations, both running Debian Lenny. Tonight I started the upgrade to Squeeze on both servers and one of them went smooth. The other one started out good but fails on the postconfiguration of openssh-server. I'm getting the following message:
On my debian web server I curently have ImageMagick 6.3.7 08/07/09 Q16 since this is an old version of imagemagick i wanted to upgrade my system that still runs etch, and afterwards upgrade imagemagick. I can not see what version the current lenny imagemagick package has, but I assume it is newer then 6.3.7, no?
When i ugraded I found out that my apt-sources used stable rather than etch. So I already had a mix of lenny and etch I suppose. I then had > cat /etc/debian_version 4.0 Before I upgraded I changed my apt sources from stable to etch, updated the package-tools and did a dist-upgrade (for details, I followed these instructions). After restarting I have still 4.0 as debian version. Also uname -r is 2.6.17. How can I do a correct update?.
Also my services were not started (ftp,ssh, apache2), so I asked my hoster to start the ssh service. This morning everything was up again, but it seems like nobody there have had a look at this. How do I absolutely ensure that my ssh service is start at boot. It is a remote webserver, so I need at least this service to be running.
How to enable Root login...i cant copy or move something on the HDD...I have administrator rights and password for root but i cant change permissions for the HDD without login on root and root login are not allowed .
I tried running a racing game I downloaded yeterday and the screen just went black and started flashing on and off occasionally for a minute. I rebooted the system and after an error free boot it asked for my login. My problem is that I login fine but only get a terminal prompt and no regular GUI screen...
I have just installed Lenny on a Thinkpad R50p. During the install I opted for no root password, using the sudo option instead (I've been used to this on Kubuntu for a long time). After installing, I added KDE 3.5 with apt-get install kde-desktop - all seems to be OK, except that I am unable to add packages or perform tasks for which a root / admin password is needed. It seems that the install-time choice of sudo (shared password) does not propagate to the KDE install, which is still expecting a root password.
how to either enable the KDE desktop to work with this shared password setup, or whether there is a better route to a KDE 3.5 desktop than just installing as I did (I am aware of Trinity KDE 3.5 but the Pearson Computing source is still not up, are those packages available for Lenny anywhere else, and are they recommended?). I can of course rerun the whole install and choose root & user passwords but if there is a smarter solution it would be less of a 'reinstall Windows' type of fix
I've had a very frustrating time the last few months trying to find a KDE4 based desktop that is stable enough and not lacking some basic functions (print manager, for goodness sake), so I have temporarily thrown in the towel and will try a Stable installation that is not changing (breaking) all the time, until KDE4 series gets past this adolescent stage of development and settles down.
I do need to get back to a system I can work on rather than keep on trying different installations!
I have a "time-server". It's sending time to different devices through different ports/protocols. The problem is that it has no operator and that makes some extra difficulties.
Now when i try to start it using terminal Code: Select allsudo ./myprogram works fine and
Code: Select all./myprogram doesn't work.
It is so because without sudo i have no access to ports. As a result If i add my program to System->Preferences->Startup Applications it has the same problem. So i need to start it as root, auto-start, right after auto-login to system but without entering password cause nobody will do it.
Also I need to start ntpd but it also asks password sometimes I've tried googles but it offer a few ways with entering password that isn't suitable for me or writing some scripts/changing system files but with no example I'm afraid to break it all. So is there a way to start Myprogram and NTPD as root with no password entering?
My system is Debian 6.0.10 Squeeze, Kernel 2.6.32-5-686
I am new to Debian and I have been trying to find a way to auto login to a users account upon Debian booting. Is there a way to auto login to the root account upon a Debian boot? Is it possible to do this with GNOME installed as well as Minimal?
Is there any way to change the resolution and refresh rate of the graphical log on screen in Lenny? I have the right resolution and refresh rates set for after I log in but I don't know which file to edit to make Lenny use the right settings for the log on screen.
I edited fstab to automatically mount my windows data partition on boot, but I screwed it up by not specifying the file system type, however that is not the problem, I was able to fix that easily. The problem was that when it failed to mount the partition, Debian automatically entered root and I guess that is to be expected in order for me to fix it, but I never configured a root password and it just gave me full root access without asking any password, not even my user password. I though that was strange so I set the root password and sure thing it asked me for the root password this time without automatically logging into root....
I then tried to lock the root account to see if it will ask me for a password or not, it did but of course I wasn't able to login as root because it was locked now and I was left with no way to access the system. I had to fix fstab from a live cd so that I can login normally as the user....
I didn't know what to search for or if that is the expected behavior if you don't set root password during installation, but it just seemed a bit strange to automatically enter root when you specifically disable root login during installation...
I'm working on embedded debian. I do configuration to lightdm for autologin. My device start with autologin but sometimes I see login screen. ı will try it more than 20 times. 17 times its do autologin 3 times not do autologin and show login screen.
I have recently installed Debian Lenny with KDE3. I foolishly checked Auto Login after installation and now I can't get rid of it. The KDE Login Manager window seems to offer the option of turning off auto login, but it does not work. I have tried useradd and userdel but this only makes things worse.
I have attempted to install kernel 2.6.34 and 2.6.33 kernels with this Debian howto [url] Everything worked without any errors until I went to boot into the new kernel. When I receive this kernel panic output Kernel panic - not syncing VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
It also spits out something about being unable to access ext2 FS. I googled this symptom and have seen that it is fairly common, but everyone's error seems somewhat unrelated. I used the same kernel configuration as the one that is currently working, to keep things simple.
I can login as root into GUI (X, openbox). But, I found some persons said that with debian one cannot login as root to desktop (GUI). viewtopic.php?f=30&t=68228#p387712 viewtopic.php?f=30&t=68228#p387737
I installed debian squeeze with linux and initrd.gz for i386 using internet. At the tasksel, I uncheck all the entries. After finishing the installation, I rebooted and installed xorg, iceweasel, iceweasel-l10n-ja, menu, menu-l10n, alsa, openbox, obconf, scim-anthy, pcmanfm, leafpad, sux, and so on. I know that root login to GUI is not so secure and should not be done.
I want to login as root in GUI just like login as normal user, how this can be achieved. i tried giving root and its password but failed. i dont want to go from terminal. just want to know how this can be done.
How to auto-login as root? Our target runlevel is 3. Since Fedora 15 use systemd, it seems that all the tricks I did before with initd are deprecated now. I know it sounds inconsiderate to auto-login as root, but I'm setting up Fedora 15 in a closing environment where convenience tops safety.
I am using Ubuntu 10.4 beta lucid Lynx, Gnome enviroment and GDM.I have already added root to user list and can login as ROOT when system starts but want also make it enable to auto login like any other user. I tried to make some changes in GDMSETUP but with no succes
Since upgrading my Debian/unstable amd64 installation a few days back I can no longer log in as either root or user, whether to SDDM, via the console, or via ssh. When trying with the console, I can see the login message flash briefly on the screen, before the console resets itself.
I can boot into recovery mode, and examine log files. I enabled systemd debug logging and, amid reams of messages, these seem the most pertinent:
Sep 25 02:24:43 cooler systemd: Received SIGCHLD from PID 937 (login). Sep 25 02:24:43 cooler systemd: Child 937 (login) died (code=killed, status=6/ABRT)
We have setup Squeeze a Test machine , just for some tests, without network, Internet etc. and we need to allow root login in Gnome. We've changed /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf:[security] AllowRoot=truebut still doesn't work.
How can I enable "Auto Login" for root user?In " Yast --> Security And Users --> User And Group Management --> Expert options --> Login Settings " is just my own user and there's no root user to choose.
I would like to be able to auto login to my centOS 5.4 linux machine when it boots up. Is there a intuitive way to do this? I'm running the motif window manager. The problem is that my computer boots up into motif but it asks me to login as root. I would like to eliminate this.