Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Logging in as root user with GUI - Genius Bar Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Logging in as root user with GUI corvette Posted: January 20, 2002 7:21PM in Genius Bar edited January 2014 Before I used to be able to go to the log in screen and select root and login to delete all my crap with the GUI. I went to netinfo manager and enabled root user and everything, but I there is no root to log into. help please. Comments Reply 1 of 1 graphiteman Posts: 428member January 20, 2002 7:40PM In the login preferences pane, you have to either select "Show Other User In List For Network Users" or "Use Name And Password entry fields. If the go the "other user" route, select it in the list and then type in root and the password. If you go the other way, it will be just like the 10.0.x days. Sign In or Register to comment.