Installing software in user friendly way

Stephen R Laniel steve at
Tue Jul 12 11:31:41 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 01:27:50PM +0200, Henning Kilset Pedersen wrote:
> OR - you can run the Synaptic package manager - you will still have to
> set your root password as stated above. It is in
> System-Administration-Synaptic.

I don't believe you'll need to create a root password. Last
I knew, it prompted you for *your* password, and ran as
sudo. Ubuntu doesn't need or use a root password, by design.

Stephen R. Laniel
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