[CentOS] CentOS 8

Fri Apr 9 10:18:03 UTC 2021
Steve Clark <steve.clark at netwolves.com>

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
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.



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.

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