[ubuntu-uk] Problem with Username and password for Synaptic

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 20:26:49 UTC 2011

On 09/12/2011 19:48, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> scoundrel50a wrote:
>> have tried a couple of times on ubuntu-uk but not got anywhere there,
>> so thought I would try here.
> This seems to be ubuntu-uk :)
>> I had a problem with a desktop on my laptop, it disappeared after an
>> update. I created a new username and password, which I can use to log
>> in, but when I go to look in Synaptic, it calls for just the old log
>> in details, and I can dont know why, would anybody have any ideas?
> I seem to recall this being a bug, but I can't find it right now. The
> idea was that anything gksudoish would let you pick a user to
> authenticate to sudo as, but for a long time they'd insist that the
> user created on initial install be used, irrespective of the current
> users presence in sudoers.
> I've just had a quick look for the bug but can't find it, what version
> of Ubuntu are you running?
Hi, its 11.10

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