Re: about root gui shell solaris 11 express



Harry Putnam <reader@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'm sure I will be told not to do this, but I do find it more
convenient to run as root for lots of things.

You're right. Don't do this. I don't care how unimportant your box is,
sloppy behaviour is still sloppy behaviour.

Also, don't allow ssh as root.

I'd like to be able to start an X session as root too. When I try
that, I get some ancient X desktop rather than the gnome desktop user
can log into.

Don't do this either.

HOWEVER...

1) Check your sshd_config
2) You can change your root GUI from the login screen.
3) use ssh -vv to get some debugging information.
4) STOP BEING SLOPPY!

Colin

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