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Re: [opensuse] Password Wierdness
  • From: Dave Plater <davejplater@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 08:35:13 +0200
  • Message-id: <482D2B21.9080407@xxxxxxxxx>
Benji Weber wrote:
On 15/05/2008, Lucky Leavell <susemisc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
OS: OpenSuSE 10.3

When I try to invoke YaST from KDE as a non-root user, it prompts me for
the root password but always says it is incorrect but I can bring up a
terminal screen, su - and it accepts the same password just fine OR I can
swithc to a character screen and login as root just fine using the same
password. What causes this strange behavior (which I have not experienced
from SuSE 9.0 until 10.3)? What can I do about it?

Hi Benji, in case you haven't sorted your problem out yet, try
It looks like your problem.
Dave P
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