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Fedora Live CD login as root

Fedora Live CD Default login user is “liveuser”, when I use Live CD for system recovery or maintenance purpose, I will face access denied problem while accessing to different folders.

Following is a way for logging as root by using Fedora Live CD. (I tested this approach on Fedora Live CD 10)

1. Ctrl+Alt+F2
2. Login as root without password
3. cd /etc/pam.d/
4. vi gdm
5. Comment the following line
#auth       required user != root quiet

6. save the change
7. Back to the graphical login screen.
8. You can use root as login user now.

Enjoy it !!

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