Sunday, 24 November 2013

How to Login (GUI) as Root in Ubuntu 13.10

In Ubuntu by default root login is disabled, you can perform administrator privileged actions using sudo. To Graphically Login as root in Ubuntu 13.10 you have to change some lightdm configurations files

Open terminal and type or copy paste the following and  hit ENTER

 sudo echo "greeter-show-manual-login=true" >> /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf 

sudo passwd
[set your root password]


Logout and Login as Root with username as root and password that you just set !!

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