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How to enable root Login in Fedora in GUI mode

Linux, Sachin Puri, 2012-02-02 12:30:02

By default root login is disabled in GUI mode. Followi following steps to enable root login in GUI mode in Fedora

Step 1) Take backup of file being modified

cp /etc/pam.d/gdm /etc/pam.d/gdm.bk

Step 2) Open /etc/pam.d/gdm in your favorit editor

vi /etc/pam.d/gdm

Step 3) Comment following line in

#pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet

Step 4) Save and close the file

Step 5) now take backup of gdm-password file 

cp /etc/pam.d/gdm-password /etc/pam.d/gdm-password.bk

Step 6) open gdm-password file 

vi /etc/pam.d/gdm-password

Step 7) Comment following line in gdm-password

#pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet

Step 8) Save and close the file

If you are using Fingerprint auth mode, do following also

 

Step 1) now take backup of gdm-fintergprint file 

cp /etc/pam.d/gdm-fintergprint /etc/pam.d/gdm-fintergprint .bk

Step 6) open gdm-password file 

vi /etc/pam.d/gdm-fintergprint 

Step 7) Comment following line in gdm-fintergprint 

#pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet

Step 8) Save and close the file

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