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    cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed password

    i cant login as super user using su command ,previously it was successful and i am sure that password is correct,previosly there was an issue by changing file permission of www folder and i follow this link to correct ithttp://sysadminnotebook.blogspot.in/...ssions-to.html after that i cant login as su
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    Re: cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed passwor

    Do you have any success with sudo -i ?
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    Re: cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed passwor

    NO i can access root as driect login

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    Re: cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed passwor

    Logging into a terminal or into your GUI?

    You need to give a lot more information for people to help you.

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    Re: cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed passwor

    If you are able to log into your normal user, are you able to issue the following command?

    sudo passwd root
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