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Hi, Is it possible to have different root passwords in kde and in the shell? I say this because when I click on a program icon on kde, it asks ...
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    I have different root passwords in kde and in the shell, how to solve


    Hi,

    Is it possible to have different root passwords in kde and in the shell?
    I say this because when I click on a program icon on kde, it asks me for the root password, I enter it and it says incorrect passwd, I have entered hundreds of times, and even changed the pass in the shell, and it keeps telling: incorrect.

    Please tell me how can I change my passwd in both sites, or else how can I be root in kde from the shell?

    Thank you in advance

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    Sounds like you have your root password saved in kwallet and it's asking for that password.

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    Weird. If you need an application to have root priveledges, you could start it from the command line with "kdesu". In other words, to start konqueror as root,
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    kdesu konqueror
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    yes, indeed very weird,

    But I don't have kwallet installed, and when I do: " kdesu konqueror", keeps asking me for my root password, I changed just in case, but itś the same..........

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