passwd demon failing?

Leonard den Ottolander leonard at
Sat May 15 07:39:38 UTC 2004

Hello David,

> I am using the default fedora gui, when i try to log in as a user or
> root, i immediately get the message "authentication failed"

Apart from the problem you are seeing, you should be aware that logging
in as root, especially to a gui is very bad practice. Log in as a
regular user and su as necessary. You wouldn't want fe to catch some
nasty JavaScript in your browser as root.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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