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    Becoming root

    Hello all,

    When I run the GTK+ installer, it tells me I must be root to run it. How do you become root? I'm using XFce as my GUI.

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    su

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    No, outside the Terminal.

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    Log out, log in as root.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingers99
    Log out, log in as root.
    No with knoppix live-cd.

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    It's in the docs

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    Quote Originally Posted by oscar
    Quote Originally Posted by fingers99
    Log out, log in as root.
    No with knoppix live-cd.
    So why is rbeabout posting in the Hdd Install section?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingers99

    So why is rbeabout posting in the Hdd Install section?
    Could be tricky installing GTK+ to a read-only file system too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingers99
    Quote Originally Posted by oscar
    Quote Originally Posted by fingers99
    Log out, log in as root.
    No with knoppix live-cd.
    So why is rbeabout posting in the Hdd Install section?
    ...good point... ...and then why is he asking a so obvious question ?

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    and then why is he asking a so obvious question ?
    Come on, let's be generous and honest here. No question is obvious unless you know the answer.

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