log in as root
rgsteele at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 00:01:19 UTC 2010
Hey Ray, you might want to have a look at this page on the Ubuntu Wiki:
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:13 AM, raymond house <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Eugene, that installed it in documents ok but I cant open the program,
> Thanks, Ray
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Eugene Cormier <eugene.cormier at gmail.com>
>> Ray, why don't you just install it the Ubuntu way:
>> sudo apt-get install festival
>> it's much easier...
>> raymond house wrote:
>> > Hi Brian, I downloaded Festival from the CSTR uk site recently but the
>> > installation instructions come from FreeOS.com and they date from 2000
>> > so I think that Festival is probably a newer version. Anyway I tried
>> > your intructions and I get "command not found" Ray
>> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com
>> > <mailto:brian.mckee at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 6:45 AM, raymond house
>> > <raymondh40 at gmail.com <mailto:raymondh40 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> > > Hi, I am trying to get Festival, a text to speech program, up
>> > and running
>> > > and at one point I need to log in as root? how do I do that? Ray
>> > Hi Ray
>> > You almost certainly don't have to log in as root - but you do need
>> > to
>> > run some programs as root.
>> > Sounds like the instructions you are following don't explain how to
>> > use sudo instead of 'logging in' as root.
>> > Rather than rewrite those instructions, do this - open a terminal
>> > and
>> > type 'sudo -i'
>> > Give it *your* password when it asks for one. That 'logs you in as
>> > root' for as long as that terminal is open.
>> > Alternatively, you could hit Alt+F2, then type 'gksu gnome-terminal'
>> > in the run box.
>> > HTH,
>> > Brian
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