enable root login debian wheezy 7.8.0

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enable root login debian wheezy 7.8.0

Postby antongottlieb » Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:43 am

Hi,

I'm planning to install scalix 12.5.1 on debain wheeezy 7.8.0 for the testing purpose, but i can't login as root after debian installaton, root is disabled by default ? and how to enable it?

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Re: enable root login debian wheezy 7.8.0

Postby ScalixSupport » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:13 am

hello,

plz try below tricks to enable root access

open a terminal and type "su" then your root password
2) type "apt-get install leafpad"
3) type "leafpad /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf"
under security type "AllowRoot=true"
4)type "leafpad /etc/pam.d/gdm3"
comment out this line: auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet_success
5) restart computer and login as root


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