No root ligins are allowed

Howard Coles Jr dhcolesj at
Fri Oct 15 02:21:21 BST 2004

That's a good question that even I would like the answer to.  I have Debian 
running on two systems, and occasionally if I'm having a problem, I like to 
login as root and see if root is having an issue.  Now, however, I can't even 
do that.  I can't for the life of me remember where to turn this ability back 

On Saturday 09 October 2004 03:00 pm, Manuel José Pinazo Pérez wrote:
> Ok, thanks so much, I use KDM, but how can I config it?
> Silviu Vulcan <icebox at> wrote:On Saturday 09 October 2004
> 17:54, Thierry de Coulon wrote about Re:
> [kde] No root ligins are allowed:
> > On Saturday 09 October 2004 15:16, Manuel José Pinazo Pérez wrote:
> > > Hello!! I'm new in this mailing list!!
> > > I've just updated KDE from Debian by using apt-get, but when I
> > > rebooted and tried to enter KDE, the message "No root ligins are
> > > allowed" appears and I can only login in the console. The only
> > > account I have in linux is root, how could I solve this problem??
> > >
> > >
> > > ---------------------------------
> >
> > Create a user........
> > You should not work as root anyway.
> hmm, IMHO this is not a decision that the system should make...
> I always work as root on my personal workstation - because I like to
> break things so I won't break them when it really matters...
> I suspect anyway that it's in the kdm's settings (or whichever graphical
> login manager debian is using)... I think startx as root should work...


See Ya'
Howard Coles Jr.
John 3:16!
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