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Bug 76969

Summary: Cannot unlock X with the root password when logged in as a regular user.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Wouter Liefting <liefting>
Component: xscreensaverAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
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Description Wouter Liefting 2002-10-30 11:53:51 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.75 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U)

Description of problem:
Cannot unlock X (GNOME and KDE) with the root password when logged in as a regular user.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Login as a regular user (runlevel 5)
2.Lock the screen
3.Try to unlock with the root password

Actual Results:  Did not unlock

Expected Results:  Should unlock

Additional info:

Might also be a PAM bug (/etc/pam.d/xscreensaver). Don't know.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-10-31 03:32:08 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 19958 ***