Troubleshooting: fedora 11 admin interface not working to setup sshd on startup

It’s weird, but running system / administration / services fedora UI interface is not really changing the services when I hit the restart or enable buttons. I couldn’t find the answer to the bug, but a workaround to fix it (at least for sshd being run at startup) is to enable sshd through the command line, with the […]

Troubleshoot: unable to login as root on a newly fedora 11 installation

Fedora protect against this by default. The following lines / files need to be modified by commenting out the line that has the “root quiet” stuff with #: # grep -e ‘ root’ /etc/pam.d/* /etc/pam.d/gdm:#auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet /etc/pam.d/gdm-fingerprint:#auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet /etc/pam.d/gdm-password:#auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet […]