On Wednesday 19 November 2008 14:35:06 Jeremy Chadwick wrote: > On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 08:16:36AM -0500, Paul Cartwright wrote: > > 1. when I run startx it auto logs me in on a minimal gui ( twm?). I > > installed gnome, I think, and want to log in using gnome, how do I change > > that? > >
Change .xinitrc. http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/faq2.html > > 2. I cannot su - to root, it says sorry. pam_group didn't seem like the > > answer, or I didn't read it right. How can I su to root from my account? > > Is there anything special to able to do that from ssh? > > I can't answer question #1. > > As for #2, you need to add your username to the "wheel" group in > /etc/group. That's all. (You will have to log out then back in for the > changes to take effect) And you can't do this in ssh unless you enabled root logins, obvious chicken and egg. Will need to do this with a local root login. -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"