On 4/8/21 3:50 PM, Tony Schreiner wrote: On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 2:33 PM Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr><mailto:info at microlinux.fr> wrote: Le 08/04/2021 à 18:58, Steve Clark via CentOS a écrit : How do I allow root log in on GDM. tl;dr: you don't. Log in as a non-root user, and when you do need root, either open up a terminal and use 'su -' or (even better) setup your user by making your user a member of the wheel group and then use sudo. Logging in to a GUI as root is *BAD* practice. Cheers, Niki That said - you can do it, by clicking on "Not listed?" and typing root into the user field. Yes I have done that and it immediately comes back to the login screen, I know I am typing the correct passwd, because if I botch the passwd I get a message to that effect. _______________________________________________ CentOS mailing list CentOS at centos.org<mailto:CentOS at centos.org> https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos -- Stephen Clark NetWolves Managed Services, LLC. Sr. Applications Architect Phone: 813-579-3200 Fax: 813-882-0209 Email: steve.clark at netwolves.com<mailto:steve.clark at netwolves.com> http://www.netwolves.com Email Confidentiality Notice: The information contained in this transmission may contain privileged and confidential and/or protected health information (PHI) and may be subject to protection under the law, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (HIPAA). This transmission is intended for the sole use of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, printing or copying of this transmission is strictly prohibited and may subject you to criminal or civil penalties. If you have received this transmission in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete this email and any attachments from any computer. Vaso Corporation and its subsidiary companies are not responsible for data leaks that result from email messages received that contain privileged and confidential and/or protected health information (PHI).