Configure Fedora 13

How to configure Fedora 13

*Disclaimer:  This configuration of Fedora 13 is for use in a development environment only and is not recommended for production use.

  1. Enable root login.
    1. Login as the user you created when installing Fedora 13.
    2. Open a terminal.
    3. Enable super user mode.
      1. Type the following command into the terminal:
        su
      2. Enter the root password.
    4. Update GDM to allow root login.
      1. Open the GDM configuration file.
        1. Type the following command into the terminal:
          gedit /etc/pam.d/gdm
        2. Comment out the following line by preceding it with #:
          auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet
        3. Save and Close the file.
      2. Open the GDM Password configuration file
        1. Type the following command into the terminal:
          gedit /ect/pam.d/gdm-password
        2. Comment out the following line by preceding it with #:
          auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet
        3. Save and Close the file.
    5. Reboot.
  2. Disable the Firewall.
    1. Login as the root user.
    2. Select the System > Administration > Firewall menu option.
    3. Click the Close button on the Firewall Configuration Startup dialog box.
    4. Click the Disable button.
    5. Click the Apply button.
    6. Click Yes.
    7. Close the Firewall Configuration window.
    8. Reboot.
  3. Disable SELinux
    1. Select the System > Administration > SELinux Management menu option.
    2. Set the System Default Enforcing Mode to Disabled.
    3. Check the Relabel on next reboot checkbox.
    4. Close the SELinux Administration window.
    5. Reboot.

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