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  • "robin.w" started this thread

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Friday, April 14th 2006, 10:33am

Unlock Session - my password isn't accepted

Hello everyone!

I've got Kubuntu 6.06 distribution with KDE 3.5.2 GUI and I've found something strange. When I'm going to lock my session so after I'm unable to unlock it. Wrong password. Does anybody know how to fix the problem???

Thanx a lot.
Robin W.



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Saturday, April 15th 2006, 12:35pm

Yes, you need to SUID to kcheckpass

as root:

> chown root.root `which kcheckpass`
> chmod 4755 `which kcheckpass`

but you may have to check up with Kubuntu - I have heard it doesn't have a root account, so don't know what you would do there.