[ubuntu-in] Don't have administration privileges

Mehul Ved mehul.forums at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 23:30:35 GMT 2007

On Sat, 10 Nov 2007 02:10:24 +0530
Arghya wrote:

> I accidentally deleted the administrative privileges to my account.
> Is there any way i can get it back or make another account with 
> administrative privilege?

Yes, by logging into single user mode.

> I use Ubuntu 7.04. I don't have any other 
> admin account on my pc. I tried to create user as root, but it did
> not work. Please help.

Because root account already exists but it's password is hidden from
the user. Going into single user mode will solve this

See https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/3333 for solution to
your problem.
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suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made. But it is
too late to change anything.	  -- Calvin
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